Chicago’s Influence on Jazz Music

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 […]

Effects of Professional Hockey in Chicago

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

Chicago Freedom Movement

This project is about the Chicago Freedom Movement, led by Martin Luther King Jr. during the Civil Rights Movement.