Wendell Phillips Academy Becomes City's 1st Public School Team To Win State Football Title
Wendell Phillips Academy became Chicago's first public high school to win a state football championship Friday night by crushing Belleville Althoff Catholic 51-7 in the IHSA Class 4A finals. To read the rest of this story please click on this link http://dnain.fo/1XmqvzW#.VlnFrA3nMeA.mailto to continue reading the rest of this story.
Geoffrey Baer Interviews Bronzeville's very own Bernard C. Turner
This new WTTW documentary hosted by Geoffrey Baer traces the rich history and culture of the neighborhoods south of I-55. From Ashburn to Auburn, Hyde Park to Hegewisch, Woodlawn to Washington Park, you'll learn about the events that shaped communities and meet the people who created the true identity of Chicago's South Side. Bernard C. Turner gives a great interview to Geoffrey Baer on rich history of Bronzeville and the Great Black Metropolis.
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Chicago philanthropist Julius Rosenwald's dollars and sense
Julius Rosenwald was a hard-nosed Chicago businessman who made money by the bushelbasket and gave it away in similar proportions. In a city where other philanthropists put their names on the cultural venues and medical facilities that perpetuate their memory, Rosenwald is virtually forgotten. To see the rest of the story please click on the link below and get the rest of his story.