The Triibe, “a digital media platform that is reshaping the narrative of Black Chicago and giving ownership back to the people” and a resource well worth exploring in its own right, also highlights 5 Black History events to enrich your knowledge.
Working in the Schools, a local nonprofit that provides mentoring resources to students throughout the city also gathered a page full of resources like their list of Ten Nonfiction books written by and about African Americans and their previous compilation Celebrating History with Eight Biographies.
Check out the University of Chicago Smart Museum of Art’s upcoming (opening February 15) exhibit on visionary African American painter, Bob Thompson: This House Is Mine.
On Saturday February 26th, the Museum of Science and Industry will host a Black Creativity Career Showcase, featuring African American artists, scientists, and engineers at work in Chicago right now
Chicago is home to hundreds of black-owned and operated businesses and there are two wonderful websites that list them for you in different formats:
For those who’d rather ‘Celebrate from Home:’