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Lorraine Hansberry and Chicago Segregation

Lorraine Hansberry

by Natalie Y. Moore Lorraine Hansberry v. Anna Lee The Hansberry saga is just one story in the fight against segregation in Chicago. Most people know that Lorraine Hansberry, author of the play “Raisin in the Sun” was from Chicago.

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Bill Veeck and the Chicago White Sox

Bill Veeck and the Chicago White Sox

by Dan Epstein Excerpt From Chapter 1:  Let’s Do It Again (Bill Veeck) Bill Veeck buys the Chicago White Sox. Over 29.7 million fans bought tickets to major league ballgames in 1975, the third-highest attendance figure in history, and the

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