New Exhibition Explores ‘Stories Of Muslim Chicago’

American Medina
Chicago History Museum / Courtesy
American Medina
Chicago History Museum / Courtesy

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