Congratulations to Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson
The DuSable Museum of African American History congratulates Judge Ketanji Brown-Jackson
The first Black woman to be confirmed as a
United States Supreme Court Justice
This is not only a groundbreaking, historic moment for the nation and one of immense pride for Black Americans, but indeed for all women and every American who believes in justice, democracy, and our progress towards a more perfect union.
A joint feature film project by Stelo Stories Studio and the DuSable Museum of African American History.Learn More
TIME and executive producer Viola Davis invite you to experience a groundbreaking immersive exhibit that recreates one of the most iconic moments in American history, the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.Learn More
Say their names. Know their stories. Who are the men, women and children whose cases were re-examined under the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act? In the Un(re)solved installation, explore a living quilt and use augmented reality to bring to life the stories woven throughout. Learn about a federal effort to grapple with America’s legacy of racist killings.
South Side Stories: The Art and Influence of Dr. Margaret T. Burroughs, 1960-1980
The Art and Influence of Dr. Margaret T. Burroughs, 1960–1980. This exhibition explores influential Chicago artist and cultural leader Dr. Margaret T. Burroughs’s legacy as an artist, creator, activist and institution builder.Learn More
Freedom: Origin and Journey
Dedicated to the thousands of unsung lives given in the name of freedom and equality. This exhibition has been designed to take visitors on a journey through the African American experience addressing several key periods throughout history that many visitors have come to anticipate being a permanent fixture within a culturally specific institution such as the DuSable Museum of African American History. Enjoy the online exhibition:
Video Voice Credit: Detrice WardLearn More
The Harold Washington Story
The Harold Washington Story, explores how Harold Washington became the first elected African American Mayor of Chicago in 1983 and chronicles his work as a public figure serving in the Illinois House of Representatives, the Illinois Senate, the U.S. House of Representatives, and the City of Chicago.Learn More
Pieces of History
The DuSable Museum's permanent collection continues to expand every day. This collection was started by Dr. Margaret Taylor Burroughs and her team and continues to broaden with present-day artists and all those in between. Allow this historical collection to unfold before your eyes at the DuSable Museum of African American History.
the DuSable Museum of African American History, Center for Health Equity Transformation, The Congressional Caucus On Black