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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

A wall in the Shorefront Legacy Center. The center celebrated its 25th anniversary this past week.

‘Keeping our history alive’: Shorefront Legacy Center celebrates 25th anniversary

November 1, 2023

While looking into the history and migration patterns of the Black community in Chicago’s North Shore 30 years ago, Shorefront Legacy Center Founder Dino Robinson discovered a lack of information in...

Two men sit talking. Above them is a graphic of a book entitled “Benjamin Banneker and Us: Eleven Generations of an American Family.”

Panelists discuss the importance of oral histories for Black Americans at One Book One Northwestern event

May 18, 2023

One Book One Northwestern held a panel Thursday afternoon titled “Telling the Untold Stories: The Importance of Black Ancestry in American History.” Panelists discussed the importance of oral histories...

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Residents, advocates discuss history of housing discrimination in Evanston

April 26, 2023

Open Communities Housing Associate Dominic Voz and Shorefront Legacy Center Founder Dino Robinson presented causes for Evanston’s housing segregation at the Unitarian Church of Evanston for Fair Housing...

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Authors of new Evanston history book speak at EPL

April 17, 2023

The authors of “Encountering Evanston History” — a book featuring 75 stories of Evanston locations, residents and experiences— gathered at Evanston Public Library on Wednesday evening for a panel...

A portrait of a man in a suit superimposed on a sepia-toned image of an old plane.

Time Capsule: Remembering aviator Fred Hutcherson Jr., Evanston’s ‘hometown hero’

February 23, 2023

In this series, The Daily is diving into key historical events and researching prominent figures from Evanston and Northwestern’s pasts. Fred Hutcherson Jr., a self-taught aviator, was one of the...

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