Jourdain

Emmaline H. Jourdain: Remembering the Lady

—By Rose Jourdain She had begun her life in Warrenton, Georgia. November 4, 1909, the only child of Rosa English and Joseph Hardwick, and moved with her family to Evanston when she was six. She attended the Evanston public schools, sang in the choir at Ebenezer AME Church where her ... Read More

Fred Hutcherson, Jr.: Soaring the Skies

— By Shorefront Fred Hutcherson, Jr., an Evanston native, was a 
self-taught aviator who eventually trained black 
military cadets at Tuskegee to fly. Hutcherson, Jr’s 
accomplishments include the attempt to open the first ever black-owned International Airline based in Haiti, was a Captain with S.A.M. Airlines, a pilot for British ... Read More