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Events

February 2012

12 Celebrating Black History Month: Dr. Cornel West at St. Sabina Church

11:15 am - St. Sabina Church, 1210 West 78th Place, Chicago, IL 60620

February 2017

17 Wealth Within the Walls of Your Neighborhood

9–11 am - BOP Business Center, 644 E. 79th Street, Chicago, IL

February 2020

28 Auburn Gresham GOLD Black History Community Celebration!

5:30–7:30 pm - Simeon Career Academy, 8147 S. Vincennes Ave., Chicago, IL 60620


News items

Carter G. Woodson Library, A South Side Institution Is Refurbished

Carter G. Woodson Library reopoens after major rennovations. The Carter G. Woodson Regional Library at 95th and Halsted was named for the father of Black History Month.

Treasurer Summers Announces 2017 Black History Month Essay Competition

This scholarship will give Chicago Public Schools seniors the opportunity to win a $2,500 scholarship for their first year college tuition.

History of Auburn Gresham

The recent history of Auburn Gresham is somewhat similar to that of the areas that surround it: once predominantly Irish Catholic, the racial makeup of the neighborhood quickly changed in the the 1960s and 1970s when African Americans began moving into the area from surrounding communities. 

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