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Reimagining the Industrial West Side

Location

700 N. Kildare Ave.
60651 Chicago
United States
US
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Magazine, Reimagining the West Side
Date: 
2017
Edition: 
Volume: 
20
Issue: 
Abstract: 
CityBureau journalists investigate the former site of the Northwest Incinerator, interviewing residents, community organizers, and environmental activists. The issue also serves to document a community event that was held June 8, 2017, where locals learned about the investigation and broke up into groups to discuss their neighborhoods.
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English
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International Queer Art + Activism Zine: Germany

Catalog Number: 
Zine, International Queer Art + Activism Zine: Germany
Date: 
July 2013
Edition: 
Volume: 
Issue: 
7
Abstract: 
This mixed media zine includes a slice of queer life in Berlin in the summer of 2013. Personal reflections, photography, flyers, and interviews provide perspectives into queer, particularly queer DIY and arts, communities and their current work.
Language: 
English
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South Side Chicago Anti Racist Action

Catalog Number: 
Zine, South Side Chicago ARA
Date: 
Spring 2013
Edition: 
Volume: 
Issue: 
4
Abstract: 
This 100+ page zine documents a year of anti-racist research, organizing, and activity of South Side Chicago's chapter of the Anti-Racist Action Network (1987-2013) along with news updates from other chapters. It includes profiles of local neo-Nazis and white supremacists, information about the trial of the Tinley Park Five who were accused of attacking a white supremacist meeting, updates about opposition to British Holocaust denier David Irving's U.S. speaking tour, and actions against local supporters of Greek fascist party Golden Dawn.
Language: 
English
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In These Times

The Salvation of La Purisima

Catalog Number: 
Book, Spooner
Date: 
2016
Language: 
English
Notes: 
From personal letter from author, who donated the copy: "The Salvation of La Purisima addresses the struggles of undocumented Mexican workers."
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ISSN/ISBN: 
9781519675248
Item Donor: 
Todd (T. M.) Spooner

Boob Jubilee The Cultural Politics of the New Economy

Threadbare Clothes, Sex & Trafficking

Catalog Number: 
Book, Moore
Date: 
2016
Abstract: 
Comics bringing together fast fashion, low wages, and trafficking together in a series of vignettes taken from the lives of industry vets
Language: 
English
Format: 
ISSN/ISBN: 
9781621067399

P. S. You Sound Like Someone I Can Trust

Location

1276 N Milwaukee Ave
60622 Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Book, 826Chi
Date: 
2017
Abstract: 
From back cover: "Within this collection of correspondence between 8th graders at Emiliano Zapata Academy and 10th graders at Amundsen High School, 62 teens reflect on their identities, share their hopes and anxieties about the future, open up about loved ones' deaths, and swap K-Pop and Netflix recommendations."
Language: 
English
Notes: 
(Contributors con't)...Estrada, Ester Arce, Eduardo Vargas, Bryan Jimenez
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Publisher: 
ISSN/ISBN: 
9781934750858

Unspeakable Acts Ordinary People - The Dynamics of Torture

Catalog Number: 
Book, Conroy
Date: 
2000
Abstract: 
From back cover: "John Conroy sits down with torturers from several nations and comes to understand their motivations."
Language: 
English
Format: 
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ISSN/ISBN: 
0520230396

NOMMO A Literary Legacy of Black Chicago (1967-1987)

Location

Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Book, Parks
Date: 
1987
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Volume: 
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Abstract: 
Collection of prose, poetry, and other from the OBAC collective in Chicago. From the back cover 'A Literary Legacy of Black Chicago contains early and new poetry, fiction, drama, and essays by over 50 past or current OBAC members.'
Language: 
English
Notes: 
Contributors continued: Sandra Royster, Jeanne Towns, Don Ryan, Detmer Timberlake, Pamela Cash-Menzies, Mari Evans, Kalamu ya Salaam, Addison Gayle, Houston A. Baker Jr., Eugenia Collier, Richard A. Long
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