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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

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‘There is more love somewhere:’ Evanston faith leaders unite to support local reparations fund

June 13, 2022

Sixteen Evanston faith leaders gathered in Fountain Square Monday afternoon to sign a formal commitment to support the local reparations fund.  “We as religious leaders have moral suasion and responsibility...

Picture of the Beth Emet Free Synagogue from the outside with snow on the ground.

Local leaders respond to recent uptick in attacks against the Jewish community

February 9, 2022

Content warning: This story contains mentions of antisemitic attacks. On Jan. 31, Chicago police responded to multiple antisemtitic vandalism attacks regarding an individual painting swastikas on synagogues...

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Reparations organizers discuss initiatives in Evanston and Congress

October 15, 2021

A few weeks after applications opened for the first facet of Evanston’s reparations program, city organizers and congressional representatives discussed the importance of both local and national reparations...

Over 150 Evanston residents stand on the lawn of a park. The grass is green and flat. There are barren trees in the background. The sky is blue and the sun is in the upper right corner.

Community leaders decry anti-Asian racism in community vigil

April 5, 2021

Maricar Ramos, executive director of Evanston Cradle to Career, donned a bright red jacket as she spoke to over 150 Evanston residents during a Thursday vigil at Lovelace Park. “Too often, racism...

Residents join in during a solo at the service of lament for Jacob Blake on Sunday.

Faith community calls for change in Jacob Blake lament

August 30, 2020

Evanston’s faith community gathered Sunday for lamentation and calls for change in a community service for police shooting victim Jacob Blake. Roughly one hundred residents gathered downtown to hear...

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