CHOP IT UP: Black Wall Street Journey

Wednesday, Jun 9, 2021 5:30 – 7 pm

University of Chicago
5550 S. Greenwood
Chicago, IL 60637

Join artist Rick Lowe and journalist Natalie Moore as they dish and dissect the intersections of race and economic development. Presented in conjunction with Lowe’s Black Wall Street Journey initiative, and anchored by the centennial anniversary of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre and observation of the historic Black Wall Street, this three-part conversation series touches on cultural dimensions of Black ownership, business, self-reliance, determination and mutual aid. This week’s CHOP IT UP featured guests: Keewa Nurullah, Kido Chicago; Richard Wallace, Equity and Transformation (EAT); and Damon Jones, University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy.

The Black Wall Street Journey edition of CHOP IT UP is presented by Arts + Public Lifein partnership with the Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago, in conjunction with Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40.

FREE, please register in advance for the webinar link.