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1/26/2020

Chicago 1919: Confronting the Race Riots in the Past and Present

Wilmette Historical Museum

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The Chicago Race Riots of 1919 were the most violent week in the city's history. What happened, and why? Join us for a conversation with D. Bradford Hunt, Chicago historian and Vice President for Research and Academic Programs at the Newberry Library, about this poorly understood and often forgotten moment in Chicago's history.

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