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MLK & Labor
On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King was leading a black sanitation workers’ strike among American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 1733 members in Memphis when the Civil Rights leader was assassinated.  While the...

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Chiditarod 2018
On the afternoon of March 3 in the Wicker Park and Ukrainian Village Chicago neighborhoods, an unsuspecting bystander might have been surprised to see a group of people in over-the-top costumes and a shopping cart. They might have been even more s...

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Mummies 2018
The Field Museum welcomed home “Mummies” from its successful national tour with a concluding exhibit that runs until April 21. The exhibit features 14 Peruvian and Egyptian mummifications comprised entirely from the Field’s own collection, with te...

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Tony Landers
Tony Landers is a native Chicagoan, having grown up in the city’s West Side housing near the United Center.   While looking for things to do, Tony stumbled upon The Night Ministry, an organization that provides housing, health care, and human co...

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Expanding Your Horizons
Six years after the local Expanding Your Horizons conference was founded, the program continues to offer middle school girls the opportunity to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Through locally-organized EYH Netw...