Rosenwald Fund

Emerson Street Branch YMCA: Segregation in Evanston

— By Dino Robinson — It was around 1907 when James Rayford Talley, a graduate of the Hampton Institute, moved to Evanston, Illinois and wanted to be involved in the Local YMCA. Talley, and for the rest of the Black community, was not welcome and was denied membership. Talley was ... Read More