History Preserved – A life of legacy (part 2)

In part two of a two-part episode, we rejoin Dino Robinson from Shorefront Legacy Center who continues sharing stories from his experiences growing up in Evanston and his work at Shorefront. Dino’s work at Shorefront ensures that the Black experience along the North Shore is not forgotten or ignored. This work has always been important and is even more necessary in these divisive times as we recognize the necessity of having a space to hold and treasure our histories. As the founder and current Executive Director of Shorefront Legacy Center, Dino continues to build SLC as well as consulting with many…

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‘I got a guy’

Evanston Rules talks to Larry Axelrood, a man whose thoughtfulness and love of his hometown shine through on our trip down memory lane. Larry is the guy everyone wants on…

The importance of being Blount

In this episode, we talk with the truly inspiring native Detroiters, Ben and Melissa Blount, who moved to Evanston with their young child less than a decade ago. Listen as we…

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The AUX and its power of connection

This episode features four of the powerhouses who are founders of The AUX, which is building a space dedicated to empowering Black businesses in Evanston. Jacqui White is a police officer in Highland Park; Lori…

Ron Whitmore: The skin I’m in, Part 2

In the first and second episodes of our second season, we talk with our very own Ron Whitmore. Ron’s career in education started in Evanston and took him to Chicago where he was the officer…

Ron Whitmore: The Skin I’m In, Part 1

In the first and second episodes of our second season, we talk with our very own co-host Ron Whitmore. Ron’s career in education started in Evanston and took him to Chicago, where he was the…

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