Compelling documentary on the history of Blues told by the artists who lived it. To see this historic documentary please click on the link: https://youtu.be/5qq_qnLHf74
The story of an Atlanta public housing community raises critical questions about race and poverty. Presented by Ken Burns. Please click on this link to watch the movie.
The video on this page states the prospective future of Black Chicago. Click on the image to watch on the YouTube page.
This is the video of “The Untold Story of Route 66” by Candacy Taylor which tells the story of Green Book/Route 66.
Marc Sims talks with Harold L. Lucas President/CEO Black Metropolis Convention & Tourism Council How can Chicago’s African American neighborhoods become more prosperous and dynamic as the African American (ADOS) population declines? These are the links for the video of the interview with Harold L. Lucus by Mark Sims below please click on images below […]
The board directors of the Black Metropolis Convention & Tourism Council (BMC&TC) a 501c3 not-for-profit Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for the historic Bronzeville community and the broader south lakefront and south westside region of Chicago is both and humbled and honored to have had Chicago State University (CSU), under the supervision of Racquel Flores-Clemons, University […]
Esther Yoon-Ji Kang November 8, 2019 Esther Yoon-Ji Kang/WBEZ Bronzeville resident Ronald Muhammad said he doesn’t see “any advantage to the community” to have a casino on Chicago’s South Side. Muhammad attended a Nov. 7 meeting at the King branch library in Bronzeville to discuss the potential impact of a Chicago casino. Some South Side […]
Mary Pattillo is the Harold Washington Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Northwestern University. She studies race and inequality, housing, urban politics, education, and stratification within the black community. She is the author of two award-winning books, an edited volume, and dozens of other scholarly and popular publications. Pattillo’s talk was sponsored […]
Patty Wetli @pattywetli Features contributor See more The Green Book listed places safe for black travelers to stay. But many of the businesses did not survive. “If you’re going to erase a community’s history, you’ve got to kill the landmarks.” Published on Feb 20, 2019 6:50AM CST Bronzeville, Near South Side Primary category in which […]