Tag: social justice

Black History Month made personal: Four residents’ stories and thoughts bring Black History to life

The Chronicle hosted a Black History Month discussion and invited senior citizens Rosalind Mustafa and Eugene Dumas of Flossmoor, and 2020 Homewood-Flossmoor High School graduate Jazz Jabulani of Flossmoor and 2016 H-F graduate Destiny Watson of Homewood to hear each other’s personal stories. Despite the years that separate them, each guest[Read More…]

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4 Southland elected officials commit to fight police violence and racism — as only black mothers can

From left, Cook County 6th District Commissioner Donna Miller, Matteson Village President Sheila Chalmers-Currin, 38th District state Rep. Debbie Myers-Martin and 2nd District U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly after speaking at a news conference in Matteson on Friday. The four came together on Friday to pledge their commitment to addressing police[Read More…]

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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