This event is a month-long exhibition with a VIP reception mid-month followed by a short lecture by a prominent African American historian on February 2 – March 31, 2009.
Date: February 2 – March 31, 2009 (By popular demand, the event has been extended an extra month)
Location: Historic South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive, Chicago
Exhibit: 9 am-9 pm daily
Objective: Showcase the treasured archives that date back to the early 1900s and to continue to empower the community through knowledge of our historic accomplishments as a people
Program: A month long exhibition with a VIP reception mid-month followed by a short lecture by a prominent African American historian; this grass roots effort was part of an overall strategy to showcase the treasured archives of the Chicago Defender
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