DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis tells the history of Chicago's African-American community as never before — through the voices of its leading citizens, scholars, artists, politicians, and business leaders.

Explore historical moments of triumph and challenge, and celebrate the heroic and unsung everyday men and women who have helped to mold Chicago's rich history. Explore history from 1779 to present day, share your own story and memories of life in Chicago, watch web exclusive interviews and slideshows, travel an interactive timeline, and test your own knowledge of history's events, send an e-card to a friend, and more.

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