As a signature celebration of African American achievement, the Gala salutes African American individuals that have left an indelible imprint on the community-at-large.
Books, Prints, Gifts, Audio and Video (tapes, CDs & DVDs) Handcrafted jewelry, exotic home decor, clothing and more!
Pemon Rami of The DuSable Museum, and Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III of Trinity United Church of Christ discuss collaboration of month long Black History Program. MAAFA includes the Arab and Atlantic slave trades, and continued through other forms of oppression to the present day.
Composed and Conducted by Renee Baker - This symphonic poem presented in collaboration with Chicago Modern Orchestra Project and AACM, is a tribute to Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable, the founder of Chicago.
Due to its unique geographic position between the slave states of Missouri and Kentucky to the South, and the free territories of Canada to the North, scores of Africans found Illinois an ideal region to escape bondage.
On January 30, Join us for the film "Blacks and Jews" -- This documentary attempts to go beyond the sensationalized media coverage and the stereotypes to examine several key conflicts from the point of view of both Black and Jewish activists.
"When Good Broccoli Goes Bad" offer young people the historical and nutritional food information they need to help them learn the value of healthy eating.
"When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace." Mandiba Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, 1918 - 2013
The DuSable Museum Women's Board cordially invites you to "A Red Carpet Holiday Affair", The 20th Annual Holiday Glitz on Sunday, December 8, 2013.
Thursday December 26th thru Tuesday December 31st, 2013! Join us as we celebrate the 7 principles of Kwanzaa!