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The Great Migration: A Conversation at Harold Washington Library

May 6, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Chicago historian and recent Champion of Freedom Award recipient Timuel Black is a foremost authority on the Great Migration, about which he’s written extensively. Linda Johnson Rice was raised by parents who came to Chicago from the South and built one of the largest and most successful black-owned media companies in the world, Johnson Publishing Company, which she now runs. Join them and historian Adam Green for a lively discussion across generations of how the Great Migration shaped the city and their lives.


May 6, 2013
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Harold Washington Library
400 S. State Street
Chicago, IL United States

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