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A drawing of a Black person’s hand holding a scale, with a house on one side and cash on the other. Text at the top says The Fight For Reparations.

In Focus: With the eyes of a nation on Evanston, the first step of the historic reparations program faces pushback

Jason Beeferman, Reporter March 12, 2021

On a December day in 2019, hundreds of Evanston residents sang, cheered and cried together in the pews of the First Church of God in celebration of the first funded Black reparations program in the city...

An illustration of a school bus, with the headline “Classroom Clash.”

In Focus: As District 65 rolls out hybrid learning, community members remain conflicted about implications of return

Jacob Fulton, Design Editor March 4, 2021

Tracy Fulce-Gentle had a decision to make.  The 2nd Ward resident faced the same choice as thousands of families across Evanston/Skokie School District 65: Would she send her children back to school...

In Focus: After the firing of Northwestern's cheerleading coach, questions remain about the handling of racial discrimination within the program

In Focus: After the firing of Northwestern’s cheerleading coach, questions remain about the handling of racial discrimination within the program

Alyssa Johnson, Reporter February 4, 2021

Editor’s Note: Alyssa Johnson was a member of the Northwestern cheerleading program during the 2018-19 and 2019-20 seasons. She was contacted by the Office of Equity for their investigation on Pamela...

Lead On: “Sad, but all too predictable”

Lead On: “Sad, but all too predictable”

Kalen Luciano and Heena Srivastava December 25, 2020

On the third and final episode of Lead On: Trump’s EPA, 2020 water testing and a new city law. We look at the Lead and Copper Rule’s future and where Evanston is going from here.  KALEN LUCIANO:...

Lead On: Drinking from a lead straw

Lead On: Drinking from a lead straw

Kalen Luciano and Heena Srivastava December 24, 2020

KALEN LUCIANO: Last time on Lead On: DARRELL KING: We’re in full compliance with the Lead and Copper Rule. TOM NELTNER: So who you're going to miss are typically working families. You might miss...

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