Chicago

Chicago’s Riverview Park and the Racist Dunk Tank

Chicago’s iconic Riverview Amusement Park closed fifty years ago, in 1967. Riverview was a place of carnies and pink spun...

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...

Martin Luther King Day-Dream Speech: a remembrance

Martin Luther King made his “I have a dream” speech on August 28th, 1963. Millions of Americans heard his poetic demands for...

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