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Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Hull-House: Resistance and Liberation

Current exhibition Claiming Space: Creative Grounds and Freedom Summer School on View through March 31, 2018. (Brandon Fields/JAHHM)

Current exhibition Claiming Space: Creative Grounds and Freedom Summer School on View through March 31, 2018. (Brandon Fields/JAHHM)

A Family Day that highlights resistance and liberation in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. The program will include a reading, discussion, and book signing of Beyond the Underground: Aunt Harriet, Moses of her People with author, and Harriet Tubman’s great-great-grandniece, Michele Jones Galvin, arts workshops influenced by current exhibition Claiming Space with teaching artists Chanel Thomas, tours and games that focus on collective community action, and much more! Join us for a fun and inspiring Family Day!

Making the West Side: Community Conversations on Neighborhood Change is a multi-year project funded through the National Endowment for the Humanities that brings together scholars, activists, neighborhood residents, and other stakeholders to investigate the history of neighborhood change on Chicago’s West Side and connect those histories to contemporary issues and concerns.