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Connecting with Conflict

he centennial commemoration of the 1919 Chicago race riots, organized last year by the city in concert with academic and nonprofit organizations, was meant to memorialize an incident that left 38 dead, 537 injured, and around 2,000 Chicagoans—predominantly African-Americans—homeless. But for many, it was the first time they had heard of the riots at all. […]