The Black Nurses of Provident Hospital

CHM assistant curator Brittany Hutchinson recounts how Provident Hospital, the first African American–owned and operated hospital in the US, created opportunities for Black nurses in Chicago. This blog post is part of … Learn More

The Assassination of Fred Hampton

Fred Hampton, chairman of the Illinois Chapter of Black Panther Party, November 5, 1969. ST-17101234-0002 On the fiftieth anniversary of Fred Hampton’s murder, the Chicago History Museum remembers his life, … Learn More

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