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"From the Great Migration to the Civil Rights Era to movements for freedom in South African and beyond, music has always been a part of sharing the story of one's culture. The titles reflected in the list below all represent a time when there was a..."
"This list of recommended reads was curated by CPL's African American Heritage Committee. Sometimes certain trades or traditions are passed down through generations, and sometimes they miss a generation or two. Explore some traditional cultural cra..."
"CPL's African American Heritage Committee presents these recommended reads. If you' weren't sure where to start with creating a family tree or researching your relatives, you can always start by learning a family recipe and cooking a traditional m..."
"Are you enjoying this season of One Book, One Chicago, exploring the theme Beyond Borders through Moshin Hamid's book Exit West? You may enjoy these graphic novels exploring stories of people going beyond borders - of country, culture, war, family..."