Black Chicago ~ A Black History of America’s Heartland

Black Chicago
By Odie Hawkins
[Cover photo by Zola Salena-Hawkins]

black-chicagoChicago the center of America’s heartland, from its founding in the late 1700’s by Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable, a French educated Black man, to the modern day Gypsies who live on Maxwell Street. It’s a city steeped in Black History. This is the story of a city where a unique African-American history has grown, a center for the emergence of jazz, blues, dance, art, and the Du Sable Museum of African-American History. Thanks to Dr. Margaret Burroughs founder, teacher, pioneer.



Re-Published:  1/12/2012,  Format:  Perfect Bound Softcover(B/W), Pages:  172, Size: 5×8
ISBN:  978-1-45026-778-6,  Print Type:  B/W

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