The building at 820 South Michigan Avenue owned by Johnson Publishing Company from 1972 to 2010 was the first major building in downtown Chicago to be designed and owned by an African American. It's interiors really captured the eye, with colorful, pattern-filled interiors reflecting the 50s, 60s and 70s.
Korey Parker was murdered July 4th last year. He had spent the day barbequeing with his family. Veronica Lewis remembers she was settling in to watch a movie at the end of the day when she heard someone scream her son’s nickname: “C.O. got shot!”
A culturally enriching and empowering event featuring Chicago’s youth-led organizations & guest speaker Dr. Beth Richie. Crossroads Fund grantees will be discussing and displaying the power of youth activism through dialogue & interaction, a community panel and a social justice expo.