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Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church posts on its website church sermons and newsletters on a regular basis. The Church also features an online history.

Church History: he Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church was organized on May 7, 1925 in Champaign,…

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At a Church Conference and Get-together held at Bethel AME Church, July 14, 1938, there arose a discussion of the early history of the Church. In consequence, Rev. Thomas H. Stoner, the pastor, appointed a Committee on Church…

The Brown v. Board of Education Jubilee Commemoration is a year-long, multi-faceted, and very ambitious project that bears the distinctive stamp of Chancellor Nancy Cantor’s interest in diversity in higher education. It is not an exaggeration to…

Great Schools Together is a community-focused, facilitated planning initiative created by Unit Four to assist them in establishing a long-range plan that enables the school district to proactively meet the program, infrastructure and…

May 17, 2004 marked the 50th anniversary of the United States Supreme Court decision that unanimously held that racial segregation of public schools violated the 14th Amendment. The legacy of the Brown decision lives in numerous public events,…

This site seeks to list all African-American alumni from the UIUC Architecture program, as well as interview and survey as many living alumni as possible.

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — While finding no statistical evidence of bias in the selection of jurors, African-Americans were noticeably under-represented on juries in Champaign County.

A report of observations of state and federal courts conducted by the…

Housing in Champaign-Urbana was at one time segregated; African-Americans lived primarily in northeast Champaign and the adjacent area of Urbana. African-Americans were not permitted to attend schools of choice but were limited to Lawhead and Willard…

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A committee working for better relations between the Champaign police and the African-American community is scheduled to meet Thursday (November 19th) at 3 PM, at the Douglass Community Center. After a decade of regular meetings, the Champaign…

Known as “Mike the light bulb guy” to some employees on the Urbana campus, Mike Wood’s amiable manner and ready smile help illuminate the 30 buildings in his work zone as much as the work he does as a laborer-electrician. Before joining the…