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A wall in the Shorefront Legacy Center. Shorefront Legacy Center has been awarded a two-year grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Shorefront awarded two-year grant for its preservation of the city’s Black history

Angeli Mittal, Reporter February 18, 2021

Shorefront Legacy Center was awarded a two-year grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Wednesday for its archives and local reparations research initiatives. “Shorefront’s two-year grant will...

Shorefront founder Dino Robinson stands among archives. The city will honorarily name a portion of Church St. after Robinson for his work preserving Black history in the North Shore.

Evanston Organizes: Evanston’s black community lacked recognition for decades. Shorefront Legacy Center aims to give it to them.

Rishika Dugyala, In Focus Editor November 8, 2018

This story is part of a series of profiles of activist and community groups across Evanston. In 1995, Dino Robinson — anxious to explore the city’s black history — picked apart local archives,...

Angela Williams’ mixed-media prints - inspired by African Andira symbols - bring together modern and traditional African art. Williams will speak about her work as a part of the Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre’s 24/7/365 Black history broadcast series.

24/7/365 broadcast series highlights community artists, Black history

Ilana Arougheti, Development & Recruitment Editor February 10, 2021

Dr. Elisha Hall is neither a stranger to the recording studio, nor to storytelling. He released his first instrumental album last month, and his three children often clamor for bedtime tales, which he...

Shorefront founder Dino Robinson stands among archives. The city will honorarily name a portion of Church St. after Robinson for his work preserving Black history in the North Shore.

Black historian Dino Robinson honored with street name

Delaney Nelson, Assistant City Editor February 9, 2021

The city of Evanston will name a part of Church St. after Evanston historian Dino Robinson for his work preserving the North Shore’s Black history.  The section of Church St. between Hartrey Ave....

A digital illustration of a white hand and a black hand holding a beige piece of paper, against a blue-grey background

Reparations Stakeholders Authority of Evanston announces a community reparations fund to complement city initiative

Maia Spoto, City Editor February 3, 2021

The Reparations Stakeholders Authority of Evanston is set to establish an Evanston Reparations Community Fund, which will be housed at the Evanston Community Foundation.  While the city’s $10 million...

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