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The DuSable Museum has a phenomenal exhibit called “FREEDOM, RESISTANCE and The Journey Toward Equality.” As part of the DuSable’s permanent collection, “FREEDOM, RESISTANCE …” is an example of how we’ve come to be the people we are. The artifacts illustrate our journey from slavery, and our progress as a people. Included are images of President…

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View some of Burroughs’ works demonstrating her artistic expression and sign the petition in support of the voice that is an important part of our history. Click here to sign the petition: http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/rename-31st-street-harbor?source=s.icn.em.mt&r_by=8249924 Dr. Margaret Burroughs established the DuSable Museum of African American History, and now it’s time for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Park District to rename…

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(Photo Credit: stacypatrice.com) Since 1992, discopoet Khari B. has been feeding his audiences his brand of “verbal soul food.” Whether socially arousing or enticingly erotic, Khari’s explosive energy nourishes the ears, minds and souls of all while keeping them wanting more. He’s been personally recognized for his talents by the late great Gwendolyn Brooks and performed…

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African American museums have been the hallmark of cultural preservation for blacks in America. These awe-inspiring living repositories for historic artifacts and documents that tell the story of black people in America. Visitors travel from the four corners of the world to visit these institutions and learn more about the history of African Americans and…

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Saturday, July 7: The Grant Park Music Festival: Sleepers and Dreamers The Festival continues its celebration of the Grant Park Chorus’ 50th anniversary with a second world-premiere commission by Sebastian Currier that explores the remote and mysterious world of sleep. Grant Park: Jay Pritzker Pavilion Club 615: Choral Hall grantparkmusicfestival.com/2012-season/sleepers-and-dreamers

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