The DuSable Museum of African American History

Legacy of Black Magicians

Walter King the Spellbinder

From the continent of Africa to the United States of America, Master Illusionist, Walter King, Jr. (THE MAGIC OF THE SPELLBINDER), presents an educational and exciting program of African American history that has never been told before: THE LEGACY OF BLACK MAGICIANS. Experience the legend of magical heroes from Africa, through the days of slavery, the Harlem Renaissance, the 60’s & 70’s, to the new millennium. The Legacy of Black Magicians is a vivid look at the history and careers of African American performers of magical entertainment.

Making History Come Alive Student Matinee Performances