Researching Glencoe’s Racial Past

—By Celia 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 inmates ... Read More

David F. James, Sr.: Influencing Social Change

— By Dino Robinson Winnetka entered a new chapter in its history in June, 1967 when the James family moved into the village. David James and his family was the first African American family to purchase a home in Winnetka during the 20th century. The last family that may have ... Read More