Our Bronzeville Tour Today

Dear Mr. Lucas: Thank you again for a wonderful tour today. You were so generous with your time and knowledge. We would highly recommend this tour for anyone who wants more of an inside view on the Bronzesville area and in general the Black Metropolis.  From the historical sites  of the blues figures and authors […]

WHAT IS BRONZEVILLE? THE NORTHERN DESTINATION OF THE GREAT MIGRATION OF A HALF A MILLION AFRICAN AMERICANS COMING TO UP FROM THE SOUTH TO CHICAGO.

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Blues Trail: A Trip Through History

Blues Trail: A Trip Through History

Blues Trail: A Trip Through History A difficult journey. The promise of greater freedom, opportunity and a new home. That is the story of the Great Migration (or Great Northern Migration) depicted in artist Alison Saar’s iconic bronze sculpture at King Drive and 26th Place in Chicago. It’s one of the many sights you can […]

BMC&TC + DePaul University

Monday, September 26th was a pivotal day for the Bronzeville Community as Harold Lucas, President of Black Metropolis Convention & Tourism Council (BMC&TC), introduced Professor Mark & his 20 Freshmen from Depaul University to the neighborhood from a brief historical introduction.  Over the last several years, Harold Lucas has taken the initiative to welcome DePaul University to Bronzeville as […]

Southside neighborhood gems

(CHICAGO) ABC 7 EYEWITNESS MORNING NEWS, with co-anchor Terrell Brown, will leave the studio to broadcast live from the Bronzeville neighborhood to spotlight some of the outstanding people, organizations and residents who call the South Side their home. The two-and-a-half hour block of live news, featuring the best of the South Side, will air Friday, […]

AFSC Letter-PLEASE RESPOND ASAP

May Day 2016 call to action: Filing a class action law suit to hold black elected officials accountable for conspiring to allow planned disenfranchisement, criminalization and displacement of lower and moderate income African Americans from the regentrified historic Bronzeville community!!! The Bronzeville Visitor Information Center has been physically locked out of our prime space in […]

Crook County’ investigates racism in Cook County criminal.

Crook County’ investigates racism in Cook County criminal … – Chicago www.chicagotribune.com/…/ct-prj-crook-county-nicole… Chicago Tribune Apr 27, 2016 – Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve’s powerful, well-timed book about Cook County criminal courts draws from her years of research into race and justice in Illinois. … The Cook County criminal justice system — news flash! — is racist. […]