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Born Jan 14 on plantation Woodstock, GA

1875

1910

May 1: Arrives in Chicago

Born Aug 1 in Pittsburgh, PA

1911

1916

1917

1919

Accepted the call to minster & heal

Race Riots start

1920

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Bronzeville Public Housing History handwritten x Jenn Freeman aka Po'Chop

1930

The Great Migration written in Sharpie by Jenn Freeman aa Po'Chop

Glorious Church of the air begins broadcasting

born in harlem, ny feb 18

1933

1934

 

1937

torchy brown debuts & becomes nationally syndicated

1939

First church on Langley built 

1960

1940

ida b wells home Completed

Migrated to Chicago

1943

1941

1948

Patti Jo doll created

1950

Dearborn homes constructed

1952

1953

1955

1956

1957

1958

passes June 18

elected on the South side community art center board

Harold L Ickes Homes constructed

retires from cartoons due to health

born in chicago jan 23

stateway gardens constructed

Timeline handwritten x Jenn Freeman aka Po'Chop

robert taylor homes constructed

1962

1968

teaching at tougaloo | 1st collection poems published

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madden park homes constructed

1970

1978

wrote black Unicorn & "Uses of the Erotic." Diagnosed with cancer

1980

cancer journals are published

zami: a new spelling of my name is published

1982

1984

1985

sister outsider is published

passes away

2000

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1990

1991

named state poet of ny

1992

passes away nov 

1995

us dept of housing take over cha & decided to demolish high rises on cottage grove

1998

1999

demo of robert taylor homes begins

G.H.E.T.T.O BUS TOURS ARE ESTABLISHED

CHA'S "PLAN FOR TRANSFORMATION BEGINS