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Juneteenth: Celebrating and Honoring a Heritage

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Juneteenth is a day of celebration or… jubilation. A day filled with: Entertainment, recreation, reflection on education and self-improvement, guest speakers and prayer services. A time where we recognize and honor our elders. . .and ... Read More

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: Discrimination and Housing on the North Shore

—By Dino Robinson Throughout the Chicago Suburban North Shore, like most of this country, communities are celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday and remembering the many accomplishments, messages and influence he has had that continue to this day. Many cities became known as an epicenter for societal changes, influenced ... Read More

North of Chicago: Video Presentation

Dino Robinson, Founder of Shorefront, discussed the rich, yet little known history of African American life and culture in Evanston and other suburban communities north of Chicago. The presentation was held at the Evanston Public Library on Saturday, May 31, 2014. This is the second time Dino has presented “North of ... Read More

2013 Shorefront Journal Annual Now Available

There is nothing better than having a printed book in you hand. In our transition from our quarterly printed journal to the on-line journal, we knew that many people would still want a journal they can pick up, flip through, bookmark, share and display in your living room. Every year, ... Read More