The Black Chicago Renaissance

A Road Scholar Program by Dr. Amira Millicent Davis (Archibald Motley painting "Blues" 1929)

Blues by Archibald Motley scaled

Aug 14, 2023


Indian Trails Public Library District
355 Schoenbeck Rd
Wheeling, IL 60090


Open to the public

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.

Indian Trails Public Library District COVID-19 POLICY

We will follow COVID precautions as set by the county and state, but we currently have no particular precautions in place. If requested, we can arrange for members to have space to sit away from others.

This event is Free and Open to the public. For more information, please contact Faye levin-O'leary at

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