Past Event

The Black Chicago Renaissance

A Road Scholar Program by Amira Millicent Davis

RSVP to attend virtually or in-person

Archibald Motley painting Blues (1929)

In this presentation, Dr. Davis will guide participants through the Chicago Black Renaissance from the early to mid-20th century. The presentation will include a Q&A and an interactive component where audience members share their migration stories.

This event is Free and Open to the public. Registration is recommended. For more information, please contact Jamie Gehin at

Note: This is a hybrid event, please register at to attend virtually or in-person.

Deerfield Public Library COVID-19 Policy

Masks are optional.

Learn more about Amira Millicent Davis, this program, and how to book it.