Posts Tagged “history”

Groups plan to protest Confederate presence at Chicago cemetary

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Groups plan to protest Confederate presence at Chicago cemetary

Groups plan to protest Confederate presence at Chicago cemetery Rally and Speak-out Against Confederate Monument This Saturday, February 7, from 3-4 PM, there will be a community speak-out outside of Oak Woods Cemetery, at 71st and Cottage Grove. Within Oak Woods Cemetery there is a 46 foot tall statue commemorating the confederate soldiers who died…

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Who are the Arabs of the Southwest Suburbs?

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Who are the Arabs of the Southwest Suburbs?

Who are the Arabs of the Southwest Suburbs? The recent personal attacks against a trustee in Palos Township has sparked a discussion about who are the Arabs of Chicagoland. I have spent most of my life studying and writing about the American Arab community, authoring dissertations and studies on them at Northern Illinois and the…

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Merchandise Mart to showcase historic Lincoln, Hamilton documents

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Merchandise Mart to showcase historic Lincoln, Hamilton documents

Merchandise Mart to showcase historic Lincoln, Hamilton documents Alexander Hamilton and Abraham Lincoln History Come to Life in Exceptional Showing of Rare Documents & Original Letters.  Chicago Antiques + Art + Design Show Merchandise Mart, Chicago, Ill, May 18-21, 2017 The Chicago Antiques + Art + Design Show at the historic Merchandise Mart will offer an…

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