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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.

“Notorious RBG” book cover illustration by Adam Johnson. Courtesy of HarperCollins. Photographs: Crown © by Hurst Photo/Shutterstock; Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States.

A look at the life and legal work of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, with family stories from her son.

The Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Skokie. (WTTW News)

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.

The village of Skokie (WTTW News)

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.

Ghetto residents happily strolling, 1940-1944. (Courtesy of the Art Gallery of Ontario, Gift of the Archive of Modern Conflict)

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.

A watercolor engraving by William Henry Brooke from a slave auction in New Orleans, 1842 (Courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection)

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.

Kurt Gutfreund and his mother before they went into hiding. (Photo courtesy Kurt Gutfreund)

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. 

Bill Graham between takes during the filming of “A '60s Reunion with Bill Graham: A Night at the Fillmore,” 1986. (Courtesy of Ken Friedman)

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.

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An exhibit of artifacts from the capture and trial of infamous Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann.

A swastika was found this week burned into the sign, pictured, along this bike path in Barrington, Rhode Island, about a mile from Temple Habonim. Police have since removed the sign.

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.”

Stanley Tigerman

One of Chicago's most important architects is the subject of a new exhibition. We talk with the notoriously outspoken Stanley Tigerman.

Dorothy Espelage

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.