Wednesday Movie Matinee

Wednesday, February 04, 2015 | Time: 2:00

GLORY (1989), 122 min., Rated R. Exceptional story of America’s first unit of black soldiers during the Civil War and the young, inexperienced northerner (Matthew Broderick) who’s given the job of training and leading them. Winner of three Oscars including Best Supporting Actor for Denzel Washington. In honor of Black History Month.   Drop-in only.  […]

From Emancipation to Inauguration: A Virtual Tour of Chicago’s Black Experience

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 | Time: 6:30

“Going to Chicago!” was the rallying cry for scores of thousands of African Americans during the Great Migration, but did you know that Chicago’s Black Experience began soon after America’s independence? From Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable to Ida B. Wells to Carter Woodson, the African American tapestry is rich, thick and varied. Join musician/historian Clarence Goodman on this […]