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link to catalog page ROCKSBOROUGH-SMITH, Black Public History in Chicago

Black Public History in Chicago

Civil Rights Activism from World War II into the Cold War

Author: Ian Rocksborough-Smith
Pub Date: May 2018

How black public historians fought for civil rights in the Windy City   learn more...
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link to catalog page FLORES, The Mexican Revolution in Chicago

The Mexican Revolution in Chicago

Immigration Politics from the Early Twentieth Century to the Cold War

Author: John H. Flores
Pub Date: April 2018

How a revolutionary generation shaped a landmark Mexican American community   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Rape in Chicago

Rape in Chicago

Race, Myth, and the Courts

Author: Dawn Rae Flood
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: February 2018

Evolving strategies against rape in Chicago courts   learn more...
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link to catalog page WOLFSKILL, Archibald Motley Jr. and Racial Reinvention

Archibald Motley Jr. and Racial Reinvention

The Old Negro in New Negro Art

Author: Phoebe Wolfskill
Pub Date: September 2017

The painter's struggle at the crossroads of artistic expression and social progress   learn more...
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link to catalog page WEEMS, Building the Black Metropolis

Building the Black Metropolis

African American Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Author: Edited by Robert E. Weems Jr. and Jason P. Chambers
Pub Date: September 2017

How African Americans took care of business in a new city   learn more...
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link to catalog page BOLOTIN, Chicago's Grand Midway

Chicago's Grand Midway

A Walk around the World at the Columbian Exposition

Author: Norman Bolotin with Christine Laing
Pub Date: June 2017

It happened at the World's Fair--roam the magnificent Midway and see for yourself   learn more...
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link to catalog page BENNETT, Neoliberal Chicago Author: Edited by Larry Bennett, Roberta Garner, and Euan Hague
Pub Date: January 2017

The neoliberal vision realized in an American city   learn more...
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link to catalog page HORNE, The Rise and Fall of the Associated Negro Press

The Rise and Fall of the Associated Negro Press

Claude Barnett’s Pan-African News and the Jim Crow Paradox

Author: Gerald Horne
Pub Date: August 2017

Publisher, diplomat, activist--the astonishing story of the first African American press baron   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Claiming Neighborhood

Claiming Neighborhood

New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Author: John J. Betancur and Janet L. Smith
Pub Date: October 2016

How power and perception transforms the City of Neighborhoods   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Painting the Gospel

Painting the Gospel

Black Public Art and Religion in Chicago

Author: Kymberly N. Pinder
Pub Date: March 2016

A full-color guide to the social and spiritual impact of African American religious art   learn more...
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