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Meet Chicago's American Writers Museum

By New China TV

"The first museum dedicated solely to American writers, the American Writers Museum opened to the public on Tuesday. The museum takes up more than 11,000 square feet on Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago. Museum officials said they expect more than 100,000 visitors in the first year."


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Posted on May 19, 2017
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A People's History Of Thanksgiving

Where Is The Gold?
With fifty men we could subjugate them all and make them do whatever we want.
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Posted on November 28, 2013
Chicago Blog Review

Chicago Blog Review: Fruit Slinger

A welcome blast of summer-friendly food porn on a daily basis.
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Posted on August 6, 2009

Meet Chicago's American Writers Museum

By New China TV
A Boston designer, Prince's lyrics and high tech.

Posted on May 19, 2017

Chicago's Fabulous Fountains

By SIU Press
More than one hundred outdoor public fountains of Chicago with noteworthy, amusing, or surprising stories about these gems

Posted on May 16, 2017

Open Books' Awesome Literacy Program

By Hooplaha
Open Books' award-winning social enterprise model combines book donations, a retail bookstore, e-commerce, and volunteers to help support our literacy programs.

Posted on May 11, 2017

How African Americans Disappeared From The Kentucky Derby

By Katherine Mooney/The Conversation
Black men continued to ride successfully through the 1890s, but their role in the sport was tenuous at best. A Chicago sportswriter grumbled that when he went to the track and saw black fans cheering black riders, he was uncomfortably reminded that black men could vote.

Posted on May 8, 2017

How Crossing The US-Mexico Border Became A Crime

By Kelly Lytle Hernandez/The Conversation
For most of American history, immigrants could enter the United States without official permission and not fear criminal prosecution by the federal government.

Posted on May 1, 2017

America, We Need To Talk

By Hunger Free America
A self-help book for the nation.

Posted on April 21, 2017

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SPORTS - Beachwood Sports Radio: Dear Cubs, Make It Stop.

BOOKS - Meet Chicago's American Writers Museum.

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