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Black History Bus Tours with Sherman Dilla Thomas

Aug 3, 2024 at 9:30 AM

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Early morning (9:30-11:30)

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Midday (12:30-2:30)

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Early evening (3:30-5:30)

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Explore Chicago's rich heritage with nationally acclaimed historian Sherman Dilla Thomas on our Black History Bus Tours, highlighting significant historical journalism locations that have shaped the narrative of Black America. Roundtrip from the Hilton and back. Sponsored by The Chicago Tribune and CBS 2 Chicago. 

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Journey through the city as we visit key sites where pioneering Black journalists and media outlets broke barriers, championed civil rights, and influenced generations. From the historic headquarters of the Chicago Defender to the iconic Ebony/Jet building, you'll gain a deeper understanding of the profound impact these institutions have had on the fight for justice and equality. 

Join us for an enlightening and inspiring tour that celebrates the legacy of Black journalism in Chicago, offering a unique perspective on the city's vibrant history. Your ticket purchase is tax-deductible and benefits NABJ-Chicago’s programming and scholarship funds. All tours are round-trip from the NABJ host hotel. Sponsored by The Chicago Tribune and CBS 2 Chicago. 

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