FREE to the Public at Bronzeville Historical Society - 4455 S. King Drive - Suite 103, Chicago, IL Stop by to share your story, poetry, or any creative writing.... or simply to listen.
Founder, Sherry Williams presents at Elmhurst University – Wed. Feb 17 at 4pm
Painful Past or Present Politics: An Examination of My Own Life in a Racially Polarized Chicago Sherry Williams Sherry Williams is the founder and president of the Bronzeville/Black Chicagoan Historical Society, and an activist committed to making green space more accessible to minoritized people living on Chicago’s South Side. An avid naturalist who shares history through … Continue reading Founder, Sherry Williams presents at Elmhurst University – Wed. Feb 17 at 4pm
The AREA – film screening at Mandrake Park 6PM Tues. July 23, 2019
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-area-film-screening-at-mandrake-park-free-to-the-public-tickets-63894516218 Bronzeville Historical Society with support of Burnham Park Advisory Council, Mandrake Park, The Partnership for Safe and Peaceful Communities Fund, and friends of Englewood, Bronzeville, and Woodlawn communities Proudly present "The Area" film screening at Mandrake Park Facility - 3858 S. Cottage Grove Ave. The movie will begin at 6:00PM SHARP! A lively discussion … Continue reading The AREA – film screening at Mandrake Park 6PM Tues. July 23, 2019
Exploring the Bronzeville Neighborhood – People and Places featured by Ji Yi – The Grid
Exploring Bronzeville video and articles Kudos to Ji Yi of the Chicago Sun-Times for featuring Bronzeville people and places in her recent addition to The Grid. This new Sun-Times video series showcases the best of Chicago’s neighborhoods (and suburbs!) by turning a spotlight on the people, places and things that make our city one-of-a-kind. Look for … Continue reading Exploring the Bronzeville Neighborhood – People and Places featured by Ji Yi – The Grid
A Brief History of Quilts and Underground Railroad Codes at IIT Sat. April 21, 2018 2PM-4PM
Quilts lecture at IIT Sat. April 21 2018 History of Quilts and the Underground Railroad Sat. Apr. 21, 2018 2:00pm to 4:00pm Illinois Institute of Technology McCormick Tribune Campus Center, Pritzker Club, 3201 S. State Street, Chicago, IL The Underground Railroad Mural and Quilts Exhibition opens ONE DAY ONLY. On Sat. April 21, 2018. Curator, … Continue reading A Brief History of Quilts and Underground Railroad Codes at IIT Sat. April 21, 2018 2PM-4PM
Poet, Activist, Journalist, Photographer… Askia Muhammad coming to Chicago Thurs. Feb 22, 2018 6:30PM
Hello Friends, I encourage all to attend this exciting poetry reading and presentation by journalist, poet, activist, photographer and my cousin - Askia Muhammad. Muhammad was introduced to me by the eldest in my family, Gertrude Hale in 1985. She encouraged me to write to him and after years of correspondence we finally met in … Continue reading Poet, Activist, Journalist, Photographer… Askia Muhammad coming to Chicago Thurs. Feb 22, 2018 6:30PM
13th Amendment ~ 150th Year Commemoration hosted at DuSable Museum
Noted Civil Rights lawyer, Thomas N. Todd will preside over a panel of historians and legal experts at 1:00pm on Saturday, February 21, 2015, as they consider the complex history of the13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
New Exhibit Announcement: Introducing…Resident Artist Samantha Hill
Mark Your Calendar for the SPIRIT OF THE EVOLVING BRONZEVILLE exhibition opening in Fall, 2014 at Bronzeville Historical Society. Artist Samantha Hill will present her latest work.