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Planetizen 12h
Read an excerpt from The Battle of Lincoln Park, by Daniel Kay Hertz.
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Gary, Indiana, hosted the landmark assembly, which led to the formation of a National Black Agenda. Originally in . Read more here:
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Marking 100 yrs since the 1919 Chicago race riots, we're coordinating a yr-long city-wide initiative to confront the legacy of the most violent week in Chicago history. Learn more & register for the free programs:
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"These men are successfully working on the farm with counselors, peers and community members to change their lives permanently." Experience "West Virginia’s ‘Recovery Boys’" here:
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Belt Publishing Jan 21
Time is running out on our January bonus deal! Spend $40 or more in the Belt shop and you'll get a FREE Belt hat!! Your cold head will thank you. Don't like deals but still want a hat? You can get one the old fashioned way too.
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A Short History of Cleveland’s Flats
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LIVE: “Northwest Indiana’s Slow Burn,” an excerpt from "Rust Belt Chicago” by Ava Tomasula y Garcia Water, oil, and industrial volcanoes in Indiana's Calumet region, along the southern shores of Lake Michigan. Read here:
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H Swan Jan 21
Writer friends from the midwest: is looking for new work. Working with editor was fantastic. Pitch, friends, pitch!
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Belt Magazine Jan 21
"I have to emphasize [Rev. Martin Luther] King’s assassination was a tragic blow to the Movement. So four years later, March of ’72, for us to be gathering up our wherewithal to go to Gary, Indiana–hey, that was a good shot in the arm for the Movement.”
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Ryan Schnurr Jan 21
. is looking for features, essays, poems, etc. on life in the industrial Midwest. We're especially interested in pitches from women, , and , as well as and . More info here:
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Belt Magazine Jan 21
"I might not be original, but I am loud." Read the beautiful essay "Nuclear Power" by Melissa Ballard here:
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Anne Trubek Jan 17
This is amazeballs AND it includes 's Under Purple Skies: The Minneapolis Anthology, which will pub **during** the festival
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Belt Magazine Jan 21
Just one of the beautiful photos from "West Virginia’s ‘Recovery Boys,’" originally published in –– Ryan walks through a building being remodeled to house additional residents at Jacob’s Ladder.
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Belt Publishing Jan 19
Now available for pre-order, another selection from the Belt Revivals collection: One of Ours by Willa Cather (with an introduction by Rebecca Onion). This one was the winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1923!
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Belt Magazine Jan 20
Thank you for reading!
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Rose McMunn West Jan 20
Watching segment on journalism funding especially in rural and rust belt areas. and check out . It’s some of the best journalism I’ve been following.
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Belt Magazine Jan 18
Right you are. Thanks for the correct handle!!
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Belt Magazine Jan 18
LIVE: ““Tired of Going to Funerals”: The 1972 National Black Political Convention in Gary” by Nicole Poletika Originally in Gary, Indiana, hosted the landmark assembly, which led to the formation of a National Black Agenda. Read here:
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WBEZ Jan 18
The prosecution continues to call witnesses in the sentencing hearing of convicted former police officer Jason Van Dyke.
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Belt Magazine Jan 18
"The canal transformed the Flats into a shipping center. The expanse of land perfectly accommodated docks, shipyards, and warehouses. Cleveland began to make its name in industry." Read "A Short History of Cleveland’s Flats" by
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