DuSable Museum presents Fifty Years Forward: Birmingham to Atlanta to Selma

DuSable 50 years exhibit

The DuSable Museum of African American History is honored to present a new exhibit entitled, Fifty Years Forward: Birmingham to Atlanta to Selma. Reception Friday, January 10, 2014 6:00PM-8:00PM Special Guest – Mayor William Bell, City of Birmingham, Alabama In … Read more…

Kartemquin Films: ‘The Trials of Muhammad Ali’ Chicago Screenings!

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The Trials of Muhammad Ali covers the explosive crossroads of Ali’s life. When Cassius Clay becomes Muhammad Ali, his conversion to Islam and refusal to serve in the Vietnam War leave him banned from boxing and facing a five-year prison … Read more…

Bishop Arthur M. Brazier – The Activist

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Bishop Arthur M. Brazier was committed to his call as a minister and a pastor; however, he recognized early in his life a need for being actively involved in the civic life of Chicago, and particularly in the community in … Read more…

Red Clay Dance presents “Transcending”

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[dropcap]TRANSCEND [/dropcap]   We’ve all witnessed pictures, seen sculptures and heard stories detailing, to the best of knowledge, the Middle Passage and the inhumane conditions Africans were forced to endure. Each time, there’s a startling feeling that shutters to the … Read more…

Reflections on 50 Years of Struggle

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By Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. **This is the partial prepared text of Jesse Jackson’s remarks at the March on Washington commemoration. Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC, August 24, 2013. What a blessing it was to have been here 50 years … Read more…