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Film Screening, “Goin’ to Chicago”

May 18 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The story of a group of African Americans who take a homecoming trip from Chicago to Greenville, MD serves as a vehicle to trace the story of the mass migration of African-Americans from the rural south to Chicago between 1915 and 1960. The migration story focuses on the racism, sharecropping, and unemployment that prompted migration from the south, and tells how African-Americans were able to build new lives in Chicago.

Details

Date:
May 18
Time:
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://asalhchicago.org/events

Organizer

Chicago Branch of ASALH
Phone:
773-495-1125
Email:
lkimble@csu.edu

Venue

The DuSable Museum of African American History
740 East 56th Place
Chicago, IL 60637 United States
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Phone:
773-495-1125
Website:
http://www.asalhchicago.org/events