This Day In History: Oct. 24

The United Nations officially comes into existence. Jackie Robinson dies; Rosa Parks dies.

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  • Black communities’ distrust of police has deep roots in history
    The distrust of law enforcement in Black communities, which periodically erupts into public view after police killings like those of George Floyd or Breonna Taylor, can be traced back centuries, to ...
    11/20/2020 - 7:08 am | View Link
  • A pig and a steer and a whole lot of history are packed into Back of the Yards mural
    Chicago artist Joe Miller tapped photos from the heyday of the old Union Stock Yard for his large-scale brick canvas at The Plant, an urban farm and food production incubator.
    11/20/2020 - 4:04 am | View Link
  • First GM in MLB history, Kim Ng, got her start with the White Sox
    Kim Ng of the Marlins, the first female general manager in MLB history, got her start with the White Sox in 1990 and even then, showed promise as a savvy executive and glass ceiling-buster.
    11/20/2020 - 3:58 am | View Link
  • Masked Pilgrims: Plimoth Patuxet Museum opens history’s doors for Thanksgiving
    Both the Pilgrim Village and the Wampanoag Homesite are open with social distancing guidelines, along with the Mayflower II and some other local attractions.
    11/20/2020 - 2:12 am | View Link
  • Tribute: Assessing Jake Scott's Place in Dolphins History
    When safety Eric Rowe showed up for the Miami Dolphins game against the Los Angeles Chargers last Sunday, he gladly showed the team's social media account his cleats for the day as he walked in the ...
    11/20/2020 - 2:11 am | View Link
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