Welcome to

Sept 13 + 14 |  7 pm | Sept 15 | 2 pm

Blanc Gallery | 4445 S mlk Dr.

services

Po'Chop | Tiff Beatty | Avery r young  shimmy laRoux | felicia holman

the people's church of the g.h.e.t.t.o

black | lesbian | mother | Warrior | Poet

February 19, 1984 - november 17, 1992

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quick change area

clothing rack

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stained glass map

Brown paper wall

brown bag wall

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Born  Aug 1 in Pittsburgh, PA

1911

1916

Torchy Brown debuts 

Becomes nationally syndicated

1937

Migrated to Chicago

1943

Pattio Jo doll created

1948

Passes away

1985

Retires from cartoons

1956

Elected to be on the South Side Community Art Center

1953

Born  Jan 14 on a plantation Woodstock,GA.

1875

May 1 Arrives in Chicago

Accepted the call to minister and heal

1917

Glorious Church of the Air debuts

1933

First church on Langley built

1939

Passes June 18

1952

Race Riots start

1919

Ida B Wells Home completed

1941

Dearborn Homes constructed

Harold L Ickes Home constructed

1955

Stateway Gardens constructed

1958

Madden Park Homes Constructed

US Dept of Housing took over CHA & decided to demolish high rises on Cottage Grove

1995

CHA's "Plan for Transformation" begins

Demo of Robert Taylor Homes begins

1998

Demo of Stateway Gardens begins

2001

Demo of Ida B Well Begins

2002

Demo of Stateway + Robert Taylor Homes complete

2007

Demo of Ickes & Ida B Wells Homes completed.

2011

Demo of Ickes begin

2009

Robert Taylor Homes constructed

1962

Born in Chicago Jan 23

1957

G.H.E.T.T.O Bus Tours are established

1999

Passes away Dec 18

2008

Awarded the Studs Terkel Award, Community Media Workshop:

2006

Born in Harlem, NY Feb 18

1934

Teaching at Tougaloo | 1st collection of poems published

1968

Wrote Black Unicorn & "Uses of the Erotic." Diagnosed with cancer.

1978

Cancer Journals are published

Zami: A New Spelling of My Name is published

1982

Sister Outsider is published.

1984

Named State Poet of NY

1991

Passes away Nov 17

1992

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Audre Lorde

Jackie Ormes

Elder Lucy Smith

Bronzeville Chicago Public Housing History

Beauty Turner

The Great Migration

Key

11.5 | Clipper Cabaret | 9pm

11.8 | Burlesque Basics (BurlyCon) | 10:15AM

11.9 | Reveling in the Reveal (BurlyCon) 10:45AM

11.9 | Lessons from The Brown Pages (BurlyCon) | 5PM

11.10 | Reveling in the Reveal (BurlyCon ) | 10:15AM

11.14 & 15 | Radical Queer Performance (Minneapolis, MN)

11.16 & 11.17 | Jeezy's Juke Joint (Syacruse, NY)

11.20 | Black Girl Magic (Roscoe's) | 10PM

11.27 | LEGACY! LEGACY!Unfolded w/ Jamila Woods| 8PM

11.30 | Jeezy's Juke Joint (Indianapolis, IN) |10PM

experience

po'chop

november

Illuminated by Audre Lorde, today's service is inspired by the lives and work of

Elder Lucy SmithJackie Ormes and Beauty Turner. Three black women who made Bronzeville their home & allowed their work to nourish their community.

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