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July 24, 1987
The Justice Department filed a civil rights discrimination suit against a housing complex on Chicago's North Side that uses racial quotas to ensure an integrated population. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court, alleges that Atrium Village discriminates "against persons on the basis of race, color and national origin with respect to the rental of dwellings." Atrium Village uses the quotas to maintain a ratio of about half black and half white tenants, lawyers for the complex said.
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November 21, 1999 | ERIC SLATER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
This is a factory town, a union town, a town where folks have long been able to ask a stranger one question--labor or management?--and know much of what they needed to know. It is also a town laid low time and again by that divide. Now, after weeks of grueling debate over the expulsions of seven African American high school students for fighting, and over the ensuing protests led by the Rev. Jesse Jackson, "Strike Town, U.S.A.
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SPORTS
May 7, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Most private golf clubs in the Chicago area remain closed to blacks and women a year after the PGA began examining exclusionary policies at courses serving as hosts to tournaments, a published report says. Of 74 private country clubs in the metropolitan area, 10 have accepted blacks and 26 have allowed women the same status as male club members, the Chicago Tribune reported. PGA tournaments can be played only at clubs allowing blacks and women as members.
NEWS
July 31, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
A white mother who discovered her son shared a snorkel with a black child at a suburban swimming pool allegedly coerced authorities to perform a test for the virus that causes AIDS on the black child, a lawyer said. A lawsuit filed in federal court in Chicago by the American Civil Liberties Union named as defendants the black child's day care center, a medical clinic and the doctor who performed the HIV test on the 9-year-old child.
NEWS
June 14, 1998 | From Associated Press
A black teenager said he was grabbed by three white youths who yelled racial slurs and dragged him alongside their moving vehicle. Baron Manning, 17, said he suffered an eye injury and abrasions. Manning said the boys called him over to the vehicle early Friday, grabbed him through an open window by his shirt and dragged him until the cloth ripped and he fell near the back wheels. "He indicated to me that his head was about an inch from the wheel of the vehicle," the Rev.
NEWS
April 7, 1987
Vandals spray-painted racist slogans and symbols on Abraham Lincoln's Tomb in Springfield, Ill., over the weekend, but state officials said they hope to have the graffiti removed by April 14, the 122nd anniversary of his assassination. The red-and-white graffiti, which covers about two-thirds of the monument's west side, was part of wider vandalism in the Oak Ridge Cemetery, police said.
NEWS
November 21, 1999 | ERIC SLATER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
This is a factory town, a union town, a town where folks have long been able to ask a stranger one question--labor or management?--and know much of what they needed to know. It is also a town laid low time and again by that divide. Now, after weeks of grueling debate over the expulsions of seven African American high school students for fighting, and over the ensuing protests led by the Rev. Jesse Jackson, "Strike Town, U.S.A.
NEWS
August 16, 1987 | LARRY GREEN, Times Staff Writer
As Ervin Ivy prepares for his daily trip to a friend's water well, he can hear a noisy, unsettling hum breaking the calm of the rural dawn. It is the powerful whine of irrigation pumps sucking water out of the ground and into pipes buried beneath acres of thick, tall, green cornstalks that crowd the flat fields just across the road from his vegetable patch.
NEWS
July 31, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
A white mother who discovered her son shared a snorkel with a black child at a suburban swimming pool allegedly coerced authorities to perform a test for the virus that causes AIDS on the black child, a lawyer said. A lawsuit filed in federal court in Chicago by the American Civil Liberties Union named as defendants the black child's day care center, a medical clinic and the doctor who performed the HIV test on the 9-year-old child.
NEWS
June 14, 1998 | From Associated Press
A black teenager said he was grabbed by three white youths who yelled racial slurs and dragged him alongside their moving vehicle. Baron Manning, 17, said he suffered an eye injury and abrasions. Manning said the boys called him over to the vehicle early Friday, grabbed him through an open window by his shirt and dragged him until the cloth ripped and he fell near the back wheels. "He indicated to me that his head was about an inch from the wheel of the vehicle," the Rev.
SPORTS
May 7, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Most private golf clubs in the Chicago area remain closed to blacks and women a year after the PGA began examining exclusionary policies at courses serving as hosts to tournaments, a published report says. Of 74 private country clubs in the metropolitan area, 10 have accepted blacks and 26 have allowed women the same status as male club members, the Chicago Tribune reported. PGA tournaments can be played only at clubs allowing blacks and women as members.
NEWS
August 16, 1987 | LARRY GREEN, Times Staff Writer
As Ervin Ivy prepares for his daily trip to a friend's water well, he can hear a noisy, unsettling hum breaking the calm of the rural dawn. It is the powerful whine of irrigation pumps sucking water out of the ground and into pipes buried beneath acres of thick, tall, green cornstalks that crowd the flat fields just across the road from his vegetable patch.
NEWS
July 24, 1987
The Justice Department filed a civil rights discrimination suit against a housing complex on Chicago's North Side that uses racial quotas to ensure an integrated population. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court, alleges that Atrium Village discriminates "against persons on the basis of race, color and national origin with respect to the rental of dwellings." Atrium Village uses the quotas to maintain a ratio of about half black and half white tenants, lawyers for the complex said.
NEWS
April 7, 1987
Vandals spray-painted racist slogans and symbols on Abraham Lincoln's Tomb in Springfield, Ill., over the weekend, but state officials said they hope to have the graffiti removed by April 14, the 122nd anniversary of his assassination. The red-and-white graffiti, which covers about two-thirds of the monument's west side, was part of wider vandalism in the Oak Ridge Cemetery, police said.
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