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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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Evanston Reparations Fund to be deposited in Black-owned Liberty Bank

April 4, 2024

The Reparations Committee announced that it will deposit the Evanston Reparations Fund into Liberty Bank, one of the largest Black-owned banks in America, at the committee’s Thursday meeting.  A...

The interior of the OKAY Cannabis dispensary. The owners are putting finishing touches on the dispensary and the West Town Bakery that is attached to it.

A budding South Evanston business venture combines bakery, dispensary

January 30, 2024

At a new South Evanston business set to open next month, customers will be able to purchase coffee, croissants and cannabis all under one roof. A bakery connected to Evanston’s second dispensary will...

In front of a background including lines signifying maps, a white hand passes a note that says “reparations” to a black hand.

Evanston Reparations Committee moves forward with recipient selection

November 3, 2023

Evanston’s Reparations Committee announced they will use a randomized selection tool to determine a  payment order for the next group of reparations recipients at a meeting Thursday. Selection will...

In front of a background including lines signifying maps, a white hand passes a note that says “reparations” to a black hand.

Evanston Reparations Committee addresses payment concerns at latest meeting

October 5, 2023

Evanston resident Cheryl Henry attended Thursday’s Reparations Committee meeting to understand how she could receive payments from the city.  “This is the first time I've actually come in and I...

In front of a background including lines signifying maps, a white hand passes a note that says “reparations” to a black hand.

Community advocates celebrate direct cash payment reparations option but push for more funding

May 29, 2023

In March, City Council approved a direct cash payment option for all recipients of the city’s reparations program, following years of community advocacy for the option. However, many local activists...

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