This summer's political conventions were already facing uncertainty, due to the coronavirus. Now the nationwide protests against police brutality are adding another complicating factor. But there's a history with this factor—the protests that haunted the Democratic convention...
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Before the Beginning Jean Baptiste Point DuSable was one of the many African Americans who lived in this area before the First Great Migration, which occurred largely between 1915 and 1925. Who knows how...
Young paesani from the Marche region pose in Chicago Heights for this 1920s photograph. Photographs like this, implying success and contentment, were sent back to Italy and often sparked the desire of friends and family in...
Assyrians are an ethnic group that comes from Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey. Emigration to the United States was sparked by Early Days This is a lithographical portrait of...
Settling in Chicago The first Arabs settled in Chicago in the middle of the 19th century on Polk Street near Canal Street, according to records maintained by Hull House. We do not know...
Immigration and Early Years In the early years of Greek immigration, many immigrants came to the United States with the belief that their stay was temporary. However, many Greeks came to stay and were...

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