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Professor Simon Balto Wins Book Award

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Professor Balto received the Union League Club of Chicago's Outstanding Book on the History of Chicago at yesterday's 2021 Award Ceremony. He was awarded the prize for the best book on Chicago history from the 2019-2020 biennium for his book, "Occupied Territory: Policing Black Chicago from Red Summer to Black Power."  

He also participated in a discussion with the author following the awards presentation.  You can watch it here.