For nearly 30 years, the Green Book led Black drivers down American roads by outlining restaurants, hotels, safe houses and other safe spaces they could frequent without general fear for their lives.
Illinois Holocaust Museum
A look at the life and legal work of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, with family stories from her son.
When Nazis sought to march in Skokie in 1978, they did not get their wish. Residents resisted and six years later opened a storefront museum whose mission remains to “take a stand” against bias.
Skokie, just 15 miles northwest of Chicago’s Loop, is home to the Illinois Holocaust Museum, the state’s only synagogue for the deaf and Old Orchard Mall — each of which have had to close during the pandemic.
The recovered photographs of Henryk Ross reveal complex stories of life in the Lodz ghetto. We visit an exhibit at the Illinois Holocaust Museum in Skokie.
Rare objects from a New Orleans historical group are now on display at the Illinois Holocaust Museum. We get an early look at the exhibition “Purchased Lives.”
A pair of new photography exhibitions offer a side of celebrity but focus on one man’s view of the struggle for civil rights.
A recent study shows two-thirds of millennials in the U.S. have not heard of Auschwitz. A priest and a holocaust survivor are trying to change that.
He helped to define rock ‘n’ roll in the 1960s—and his life was a forged as a child in Nazi Germany. We explore an exhibition about Bill Graham at the Illinois Holocaust Museum.
An exhibit of artifacts from the capture and trial of infamous Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann.
Jewish community centers around the United States have been forced to evacuate in recent weeks after being targeted by bomb threats. What’s behind the uptick in anti-Semitism?
A daughter of Jesse Owens, the African-American runner who dominated the 1936 Berlin Olympics, will speak at the opening of "Nazi Olympics: Berlin 1936," the Illinois Holocaust Museum's new special exhibition.
The Skokie museum designed by Chicago architect Stanley Tigerman is now offering architectural tours. Here's what you can expect.
One Woman’s Passionate Chronicle of Life During Wartime
Charlotte Salomon’s art is a fantastic expression of her own personal drama. “It is my whole life.”
One of Chicago's most important architects is the subject of a new exhibition. We talk with the notoriously outspoken Stanley Tigerman.
There is a national push to eradicate bullying. Are schools doing enough to combat the problem? We hear from one of the nation's top experts on bullying.