Past events
Portraits of Nikki Giovanni, Sep. 5

Portraits of Nikki Giovanni, Sep. 5

The Margaret Burroughs Centennial Film Series, presented by South Side Projections and the DuSable Museum of African American History, continues with a tribute to one of America’s most important poets, Nikki Giovanni.
IFAFF: "Black and Blue" with panel discussion

IFAFF: “Black and Blue” with panel discussion

A screening of a 1987 film about police brutality against people of color in Philadelphia, followed by a panel discussion featuring member of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression.
The Black G.I. (1970) with Devorah Heitner and Bennie Webb

The Black G.I. (1970) with Devorah Heitner and Bennie Webb

A screening of a 1970 episode of Black Journal devoted to the discrimination faced by Black American soldiers in Vietnam, followed by a conversation between author Devorah Heitner and Vietnam veteran Bennie Webb.
The Holy Outlaw with panel discussion

The Holy Outlaw with panel discussion

A 1970 public television documentary about Father David Berrigan, a member of the Catonsville Nine, who destroyed draft records in 1968 and waited to be arrested, followed by a panel discussion featuring author Rosalie Riegle along with Thom Clark and Bill Sell, who participated in similar actions.
Wild Women Don't Have the Blues, May 2

Wild Women Don’t Have the Blues, May 2

Tuesday, May 2, 7pm DuSable Museum of African American History 740 E. 56th Pl. Free admission Wild Women Don’t Have the Blues shows how the blues were born out of the economic and social transformation of African American life early in this century. It recaptures the lives and times of Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Ida...