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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Shorefront Legacy Center Founder Dino Robinson smiles in front of a collection of records.

Shorefront Legacy Center works with NU grad students to record oral history with Black residents

Avani Kalra, Reporter October 29, 2021

When Dino Robinson said he was challenged to write an article about local Black history, he struggled to find records of Black communities in the North Shore. With the information lacking, he was inspired...

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,...

White house with purple banners hung over it and a green lawn in front.

Scholars discuss archival justice and preservation in MENA region at MENA Studies Program and Kaplan Institute panel

Russell Leung, Assistant Campus Editor May 9, 2022

Academics discussed the recovery and reimagination of archives in the Middle East and North Africa region in a Monday panel, hosted by Northwestern’s MENA Studies Program and the Alice Kaplan Institute...

Former mayor Lorraine Morton photographed sitting on a gray couch.

Local leaders reflect on how Lorraine Morton shaped Evanston politics today

Isabelle Butera, Reporter April 10, 2022

For Ald. Bobby Burns (5th), Lorraine Morton (SESP ’42) was not just a political mentor to whom he turned for advice — she also played a “grandmotherly role.” Long before Burns entered Evanston...

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