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American Medina

Chicago History Museum

New Exhibition Explores ‘Stories Of Muslim Chicago’

Chicago is home to one of the largest and most diverse Muslim communities in the country. Their stories are documented in a new interactive exhibition at the Chicago History Museum called “American Medina: Stories of Muslim Chicago,” which runs through May 2021.

GUESTS: Peter Alter, chief historian at the Chicago History Museum and director of the Studs Terkel Center for Oral History

Nusaybah Mallick, a junior at the Islamic Foundation School and teen historian at the Chicago History Museum

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