Dr. Black celebrates his 100th birthday on December 7!
Stop by our open house to view photographs, correspondence, flyers, and more from his extensive archive. An archivist will share stories from his collection.
Timuel Black is a historian, author, civil rights activist and expert on Chicago's African American history. During the 1960s, he was president of the Negro American Labor Council (Chicago Chapter) and organizer of Chicago participation in the 1963 March on Washington. Dr. Black has been a Chicago resident for almost a century.