photo credit: Karie Angell Luc by Kathy Routliffe Friends, colleagues and members of Winnetkan David James’ extended family said goodbye to him on July 29, in a music and laughter-filled service at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Winnetka, the parish where James worshipped and professed his faith. That faith informed
by Kathy Routliffe David F. James, whose family was the first African-American family to buy a home in Winnetka and whose efforts to end housing discrimination in Chicago’s northern suburbs was integral to the North Shore’s civil rights history, was remembered Wednesday for his “gentle but forceful leadership” on justice
Photo: David and his son Tom at Justice Day on July 26, 2015 David James, a towering figure of civil rights in the northern suburbs, has died at age 92, leaving a legacy of gentle but forceful leadership on issues of justice that will serve as an example for all
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