Chicago history

Chicago’s Record 1967 Snowstorm and Race Relations

My dad and my two brothers, ages nineteen and thirteen, started shoveling out our car that had been mired for...

“I know how to misuse a brain cell…” World War II buddies

Originally published on ChicagoNow Letters of a World War II Airman Corps Cadet, navigator-in-training, Frank Ebner writes to a former...

Martin Luther King’s Dream and Chicago’s West Side

Fifty years ago today, on August 28th, 1963, millions of Americans heard Martin Luther King’s poetic demands for racial justice. Whites throughout the...

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