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Beginning July 2017, Bronzeville Historical Society became a DPLA Community Rep. Check back soon for details on our hosting a DPLA community engagement event.
Save the Date: Sat. August 19, 2017 12 noon to 2PM. Location TBA
2016 marked 100 years of the height of the largest migration of human capital from the
South to the North. More than 5 million African Americans fled the South
and reached Chicago. Many left due to racism, few opportunities for
employment, lynching, poor housing, and fear.