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"He was our prince -- our own black shining prince...who did not hesitate to die, because he loved us so." --Ossie Davis

Eve Arnold's most memorable shots – in pictures

The one and only Malcolm X in Chicago in The picture was taken by the legendary photographer Eve Arnold who died on January 2012 at the age of just three months short of her birthday.

Margaret Walker: A Writer and Poet of the Black Chicago Renaissance. Brilliant and Beautiful Black Women. Harlem Renaissance.

July 1915 Margret Walker ~ (writer) The famous writer Margaret Walker was born in Birmingham, Alabama. One of her most well known poems are "For My People

Interview:Mimi Plauché, Chicago Film  festival's programming director

Beginning Monday, July 8 through July the Gene Siskel Film Center, in conjunction with the Chicago Tribune Foundation and the Chicago Public Library, will feature

Former restaurant co-workers Malcolm Little aka Detroit Red and John Sanford aka Chicago Red, meet again some 20 years later as Malcolm X and Redd Foxx!  Image and commentary via Culture of Black Chicago.  https://www.facebook.com/BlackChicagoCulture

Former restaurant co-workers Malcolm Little aka Detroit Red and John Sanford aka Chicago Red, meet again some 20 years later as Malcolm X and Redd Foxx! Image and commentary via Culture of Black Chicago. Need to look up redd foxx.

Jackie Ormes was the first African-American female cartoonist. Ormes' cartoon characters — Torchy Brown, Candy, Patty-Jo & Ginger — delighted readers of African-American newspapers such as the Chicago Defender and Pittsburgh Courier between 1937-56.

Jackie Ormes was the first black American female cartoonist. Ormes' cartoon characters—Torchy Brown, Candy, Patty-Jo & Ginger—delighted readers of black American newspapers such as the Chicago Defender and Pittsburgh Courier between

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