DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

  • 2010
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

A history of African-Americans in Chicago, from the founding of its first non-native settlement in the late 1770s (by Haitian-born trader Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable) to Barack Obama's presidential election in 2008. Other highlights include a survey of black Chicago artists and musicians, and the emergence of black political power with the election of Harold...

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