Past Event

The Black Chicago Renaissance

A Road Scholar Program by Amira Millicent Davis

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.

Clarence Mitchell Library COVID-19 Policy

Masks are optional. Immunocompromised or otherwise vulnerable guests are encouraged to feel comfortable wearing their masks at our events.

This event is Free and Open to the public. For more information, please contact Laura Watson at

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