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Museum of Science & Industry Chicago Announces 10+ Illinois Free Days

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Looking to enjoy one of several scientific exhibits this new year? The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago released its schedule for free museum...

Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium Announces 30+ Free Admission Days in 2024

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Looking to kick off 2024 with a splash? The Shedd Aquarium has unveiled its schedule for free admission days through June 2024. Starting Tuesday, January...

Debt-Free Before Graduation: 2024 Top Scholarships for Accounting Students

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According to CollegeFactual.com, accounting is the 8th most popular major in the nation. Surprised? During the 2020-2021 academic year, there were more than 99,000...

Chicago Native Charlene Rhinehart Will Represent Illinois in the 2023 International...

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CHICAGO, June 24, 2023 /Chicago Southsider/ -- Charlene Rhinehart of Chicago has been selected to represent the state of Illinois in the 2023 International Ms. Pageant. This esteemed event, set...

Black CPAs in Illinois: Paul G. Stewart Became the 2nd Black...

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Paul G. Stewart was a trailblazer in the field of accounting. In 1937, Stewart became one of the few Black CPAs in the country...

Chicago Southsider Summer Festival & Event Guide – July 2023

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Chicago Southsider Summer Festival and Event Guide – June 2023

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Lorraine Hansberry’s Family Transformed the Face of Woodlawn During World War...

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Reviving Woodlawn: The Legacy of the Hansberry Family and the Future of Black Development in Chicago. Lorraine Hansberry's family made history by becoming one of...

From Segregation to Integration: How Lorraine Hansberry’s Father used Real Estate...

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We need your help! Subscribe to our weekly newsletter now to help us preserve our history and share upcoming vacant lot sales and developments on Chicago’s South Side. Chicago's...

Chicago Southsider Recognizes Inaugural ‘Women to Watch’ Community Influencers for 2022

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Originally published in March 2022 on Facebook Bulletin Chicago Southsider is on a mission to showcase the best of Chicago's South Side one block...

Five Black developers transform 11 Woodlawn vacant lots into 30 new...

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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle appeared at the ribbon cutting for phase one of West Woodlawn Pointe, speaking candidly about how communities like...

Ida B. Wells Drive: Chicago’s First Major Street Named After a...

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"Just think. There will be generations that think it's perfectly normal for a major street in downtown Chicago to be named after an African...

Behind The Trial: Chicago Southsider Teen, Emmett Till, Brutally Murdered for...

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4 Black-Owned Beverage Shops That Offer Fall Flavors, As Chosen By...

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Hello October! Leaves start changing colors, and Caramel Apple Cider becomes the drink of the season.

Chicago Southsider Summer Festival and Event Guide – June 2024

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From music festivals to cultural events, there’s never a dull moment on the South Side of Chicago. If you’re traveling to Chicago or live...

C3 Impact Fund Launches Women in Real Estate Mentorship Program to...

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Chicago, IL – March 23, 2024 – C3 Impact Fund, a certified community development financial institution, announced the launch of the Women in Real...

Chicago Montessori educator advances to Top 15 in “America’s Favorite Teacher”...

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CHICAGO, April 13, 2024 – Jasmine Williams, a dedicated Montessori educator from Chicago, has successfully advanced to the Top 15 in the country's "America's...

‘Property Taxes Matter’: Black Homeownership Rates Could Drop Even Lower if...

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In the United States, where only 44% of Black Americans own homes, a significant risk emerges: many may struggle to maintain their homes as...

The True Cost of Aging in Place in Chicago: It’s Becoming...

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As the clock strikes 9 am on a tranquil Monday morning, the air in a community center near Bronzeville fills with the rhythmic clacks...

10 Black-Owned Vegan Restaurants to Try in 2024 – Chicago Southsider...

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Picture this: soul food that tantalizes your taste buds without compromising on tradition or flavor, all while being 100% plant-based. Imagine tucking into a...

Chicago’s History Museum Announces 25+ Free Admission Days in 2024

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Looking to kick off 2024 with some historical knowledge? The Chicago History Museum has unveiled its schedule for free admission days through March 2024. Starting...

2024 Chicago Restaurant Week: Check Out The South Side Restaurants Participating...

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Chicago Restaurant Week kicks off Friday, Jan. 19 and runs through Sunday, Feb. 4. During the 17-day celebration, you can enjoy more than 400 dining...

Planned Parenthood of Illinois Provides Comprehensive Reproductive Health Care

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Black women experience notably higher rates of pregnancy-related deaths compared to White women. This alarming situation is further compounded by the fact that over...