Google Doodle Honors Dr. Percy Julian, Pioneering Medicinal Chemist -
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Open letter to parents of OPRF students of color

Wednesday Journal - 13 Nov 2018
I moved into Austin, adjacent to Oak Park, in 1970. In 1971, Percy Julian took me aside. I was among a group of Austinites meeting with the West Suburban Rotary to urge support for Fair and Open Housing. "I thank you for being here today," Dr. Julian said.
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Putnam Scanner for October 19, 2018

The Banner-Graphic - 18 Oct 2018
At 12:28 a.m. Thursday, Jaime Arias, 22, Corona, Calif., was arrested by Sgt. Eric Vaughan following a traffic stop at State Road 240 and Percy Julian Drive. Arias was lodged in the Putnam County Jail on an outstanding California warrant for assault ...
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Mural dedication nears for groundbreaking scientist Percy Julian

The Banner-Graphic - 18 Aug 2018
OAK PARK, Ill. -- A mural dedicated to groundbreaking chemist and 1920 DePauw University graduate Percy Lavon Julian is reportedly days from completion as it goes up on the northwest side of the Oak Park middle school that bears his name. The mural is ...
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Ivar Cooke obituary

The Times - 14 Nov 2018
He worked with two of the great African-American scientists of the 20th century: Percy Julian, the grandson of a slave and the first black man in the National Academy of Sciences, and Samuel Massie, who had worked on the Manhattan Project, developing ...
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The new Julian mosaic mural is a masterpiece

Wednesday Journal - 11 Sep 2018
The Julian Spoken Word students gave an amazing poetic performance to honor Dr. Julian's legacy. And what an inspiration it was to hear from Faith Julian, who fully displayed the passionate spirit of her father, who persisted in seizing the ...
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End of WWI celebrated 100 years ago

Wilkes Journal Patriot - 09 Nov 2018
William B. Poplin, Alexander Rhoades, Rowan D. Saunders, Zollie A. Summerlin, Julian C. Triplett and Silas Triplett;. Charles C. Walker, William H. Walker, William T. Walker, Thomas I. Walsh, Clyde E. Watkins, ...
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80 vendors due Saturday for GMS Holiday Bazaar

The Banner-Graphic - 07 Nov 2018
When the Greencastle Middle School Holiday Bazaar opens its doors on Saturday, guests will find 80 vendors ready to sell their wares ahead of the holiday season. Doors open at 9 a.m. and the event runs through 2 p.m. There is no admission fee.
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Oak Park girl, 13, attacked near school, police say

Chicago Tribune - 06 Feb 2018
The incident occurred near both Percy Julian and Gwendolyn Brooks middle schools, both District 97 schools, as well as Fenwick High School. The girl was taken to Rush Oak Park Hospital, where she was treated and released into the care of her mother, ...
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Putnam Scanner for November 10, 2018

The Banner-Graphic - 10 Nov 2018
County Jail. Ten people were booked in the Putnam County Jail on Thursday. • At 9:48 p.m. Travis L. Steinhauer, 41, Indianapolis, was housed at the jail on a local warrant. • At 6:42 p.m. Kristian Franklin Yamamoto, 22, Bloomington, was booked in for ...
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Alabama Legacy Moment: Percy Lavon Julian

Alabama NewsCenter - 16 Oct 2018
Alabama Public Television is producing a series of videos titled “Alabama Legacy Moments” that offer a quick history of the people, places and stories that have defined Alabama. Done in conjunction with the ongoing bicentennial celebration of the state ...
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Hoop it up

Wednesday Journal - 13 Mar 2018
Special Olympians joined with members of the Oak Park police and fire departments, along with School District 97 teachers at the Battle of the Badges, a charity basketball fundraiser on March 10 at Percy Julian Middle School. The event raised close to ...

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