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Making the news

This comic has been created for the Reader to document the year-long, citywide event series Chicago 1919: Confronting the Race Riots. Coordinated by the Newberry Library and funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the initiative seeks to address difficult history through community conversations across the city.  v Credit: Anya Davidson

Posted inArts & Culture

Group Efforts: Dan Peterman and friends pick up the pieces

The former garage at 6100 S. Blackstone was already home to a community of artists, artisans, and activists when Dan Peterman took over the title in 1996. The Resource Center–which had owned the ramshackle brick building before Peterman–pioneered recycling programs and neighborhood projects in Woodlawn beginning in the early 70s. “Recycling as a business sustained […]