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GSU hosts panel discussion on African American experience in Chicago

UNIVERSITY PARK | Governors State University will present “Aspects of the African American Experience: Chicago Since the Civil Rights Era,” a panel discussion, at 5 p.m. Nov. 13 in Engbretson Hall on GSU’s main campus in University Park. The discussion is free and open to the public.

November 08, 2012 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Citizens should have right to same-sex marriage

YOUNG VOICES: Citizens should have right to same-sex marriage

With President Barack Obama declaring a personal stance for gay marriage, the hot button topic has once again been thrust to the forefront of politics.

May 21, 2012 12:00 am

Others pave the way for famous historical figures

When I was a kid, my dad used to clip out a short column that appeared in the newspaper every Sunday. The column, which appeared at the bottom of the local section, covered automobiles through time.

February 26, 2012 12:00 am

Clergy upset Cal City mayor restructured committees, took deputy mayor title from Wilson

CALUMET CITY | Black clergy members Thursday were upset with Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush for what they see as her "insensitivity" to the black majority population in taking away the title of deputy mayor from a black alderman.

January 12, 2012 1:45 pm
Freedom Riders Near Burning Bus

Freedom Riders Near Burning Bus

May 14, 1961, Anniston, Ala. — Passengers of this smoking Greyhound bus, some of the members of the "Freedom Riders," a group sponsored by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), sit on the ground after the bus was set afire by a mob of people who followed the bus from the city. The mob met …

January 08, 2012 12:00 am
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