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.
Celebrate the heroic and unsung everyday men and women who have helped to mold Chicago's rich history through triumph and challenge. Explore historical moments from the first permanent settlement at Chicago in 1779 to the election of Barack Obama as President of the United States in 2008. Watch web exclusive interviews with luminaries of the African-American community, test your own knowledge of historic happenings, and travel back in time through illuminating archival images as you honor the rich legacy of Chicago’s Black Metropolis.
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