"Why do so few African-Americans live in Wilmette", Part ll
Publication:
The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois), 5 Sep 2019, p. 26


Description
Creator:
Jacoby, John, Author
Media Type:
Text
Description:
The second of a 2 part series exploring the history of African-Americans in Wilmette, Part ll describes the racial unrest of the 1950s and 1960s as well as the steps taken in Wilmette and the North Shore to address racial inequality and discrimination. These inlcude "Operation Host" and the formation of the Wilmette Human Relations Commission in 1963.
Notes:
Housing Discrimination; African-American; Restrictive Covenants; Discrimination
Date of Publication:
5 Sep 2019
Subject(s):
Corporate Name(s):
Wilmette Human Relations Commission (WHRC)
Local identifier:
Available through the Wilmette Library. Also available in the Local History Room in Vertical File labeled African-American
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"Why do so few African-Americans live in Wilmette", Part ll


The second of a 2 part series exploring the history of African-Americans in Wilmette, Part ll describes the racial unrest of the 1950s and 1960s as well as the steps taken in Wilmette and the North Shore to address racial inequality and discrimination. These inlcude "Operation Host" and the formation of the Wilmette Human Relations Commission in 1963.