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Author Kaba, Mariame, author.

Title Lifting as they climbed : mapping a history of black women on Chicago's south side : a self-guided tour / by Mariame Kaba & Essence McDowell.

Edition Second edition
Publication Info. Chicago : Chicago Black Women Tour, [2018]
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 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  305.896077311 KAB    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  305.896077311 KAB    AVAILABLE
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Description 69 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 68-69).
Summary This publication features a number of Black women who contributed to the development of Chicago from the mid-19th century to today. It tells a story of Black women activists and artists who lived and worked on Chicago's South Side by taking readers on a tour of relevant landmarks and locations. The vast majority of women featured on this tour were active members of multiple organizations who pursued a broad range of issues. Others were artists (writers, painters, musicians, dancers) who both documented the conditions of Black people and shaped the culture of Chicago & the entire country. Chicago's Black women activists organized to make the city work better for themselves, their loved ones and communities. There are 33 main locations, mostly centered on the South Side of Chicago, featured in this guidebook. We've also included 10 additional sites of interest. -- Website description.
Subject African American women -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
African American women.
South Side (Chicago, Ill.) -- Biography.
Illinois -- Chicago.
Genre Biography.
Added Author McDowell, Essence, author.
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