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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 Committee collaborates with Liberty Bank to boost Black homeownership and generational health

May 2, 2024

The Evanston Reparations Committee heard a presentation from Wendy Ryce Smith, regional director of Liberty Bank in Chicago, at its meeting Thursday. At its April 4 meeting, the committee announced...

Two hands holding a paper that says “reparations.”

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...

Dino Robinson Jr. gave a presentation on the history of housing discrimination during the Reparations Committee meeting on Thursday.

Reparations committee determines order for reparations distribution

January 12, 2024

The Evanston Reparations Committee determined the order in which direct descendants of residents affected by housing discrimination will receive reparations from the city at a meeting at Evanston Township...

Dominic Voz began Thursday’s presentation with a brief history of King’s work in the Chicago Freedom Movement and housing activism in the Northshore.

Nonprofits hold panel discussion to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision for fair housing

January 12, 2024

About 80 Northshore residents filled the front room of the Evanston History Center Thursday for a presentation and panel discussion on the legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and his vision for affordable...

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...

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