The Chicago Commission on Race Relations released a study in 1922 called The Negro in Chicago: A Study of Race Relations and a Race Riot trying to figure out what the reason behind the Chicago Race Riot 1919. The Commission came to the conclusion that the riots were based on three things: housing, labor conflict, and racial issues.
Jazz music began in New Orleans, Louisiana. The musical genre has roots in European traditions, blues, and ragtime. It also derives from work songs sung by slaves on southern plantations. Jazz was not a popular musical genre until the 20th century when African Americans moved to Chicago during the Great Migration to escape the Jim […]
This Project is about the Chicago Blackhawks that are a team that went through the 20th century facing Discrimination about the use of the name of an American Indian
The creation of Public Housing for African Americans in Chicago in the 20th Century.
This project is about the Chicago Freedom Movement, led by Martin Luther King Jr. during the Civil Rights Movement.