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

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

The Daily Northwestern


A woman pats a soil bed. Behind her, a group of youth listen to instructions on how to plant seeds

‘Grasping things at the root:’ Abolition activism grows at West End Garden

April 21, 2022

In a corner of Perry Park, Evanston residents gather to pull out weeds and plant new seeds at West End Garden. But beyond the soil, something else is growing: a community grounded in abolition.  Master...

A raised garden bed with a hand shovel and collard green sprouts.

West End Garden seeks to bring justice-focused community gardening to Evanston

May 23, 2021

As community gardens and urban farming projects spread throughout the Chicago area, Evanston Fight for Black Lives organizers are launching the West End Garden, a community garden at Adam Perry Park in...

Peaceful protesters march down Emerson St. The families of Jacob Blake and Breonna Taylor linked arms to lead the demonstration.

Families of Jacob Blake, Breonna Taylor lead unity march

October 5, 2020

To listen to some of the quotes in this story, click each gray "listen" button. For best results with listening to audio, use Chrome browser. Family members of Jacob Blake and Breonna Taylor led a march...

The Women Behind Evanston Fight For Black Lives

The Women Behind Evanston Fight For Black Lives

June 19, 2020

They met in high school while organizing for gun reform, climate justice and anti-racism. Now, back from college and stuck in their childhood homes for the pandemic, this group of recent Evanston Township...

An anti-police brutality protest in Evanston on May 31. On Monday, local activists called on City Council to support black residents.

Evanston youth call on City Council to support Black residents

June 11, 2020

Evanston youth called on Evanston City Council on Monday to address the systemic disadvantages black residents face. Resident Sinobia Aiden said the city needs to address existing disadvantages in...

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