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Researching Glencoe’s Racial Past

—By Celia Buckman I came to work at Shorefront through a circuitous series of realizations and referrals. During the summer of 2017, just before I went to college, I was reading Bryan Stevenson’s Just Mercy on my back porch in Glencoe. I was taken aback by Stevenson’s stories of defending ... Read More
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Allen “Bo” Price: Shaping Evanston Youth

—By Carlis Sutton Anywhere you go on the West Side of Evanston and mention “Bo” Price, there will be an immediate response: “He’s the man!” In Bo’s brief eighty-six years of living in Evanston and over sixty years of working with young people, Allen “Bo” Price has had an indelible ... Read More

Robert Johnson: An Entrepreneur in Spirit

—by Joi-Anissa Russell Not wanting to be late, I leave my home at 1:40 p.m. and enjoy a relatively quiet ride over to Mr. Bob Johnson’s home on Barton. I check my I-Pod recorder again and ring the doorbell of his town home. A tall, slender gentlemen opens the door ... Read More