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Black sidewalk salesmen arranging their fresh fruits and vegetables on Chicago`s South Side. June 1973   National Archives, DOCUMERICA, (NWDNS-412-DA-13759)

Black sidewalk salesmen arranging their fresh fruits and vegetables on Chicago`s South Side. June 1973 National Archives, DOCUMERICA, (NWDNS-412-DA-13759)

Former restaurant co-workers Malcolm Little aka Detroit Red and John Sanford aka Chicago Red, meet again some 20 years later as Malcolm X and Redd Foxx!  Image and commentary via Culture of Black Chicago.  https://www.facebook.com/BlackChicagoCulture

Former restaurant co-workers Malcolm Little aka Detroit Red and John Sanford aka Chicago Red, meet again some 20 years later as Malcolm X and Redd Foxx! Image and commentary via Culture of Black Chicago. https://www.facebook.com/BlackChicagoCulture

One of Chicago's leading black artists and designers in the 1920s and '30s, Charles Clarence Dawson is best known for his illustrated advertisements for beauty schools and products, such as Annie Malone's Poro College and Valmor Products, which were targeted to the city's burgeoning black population. Enterprising, self-assured and a tireless “Race Man,” Dawson made powerful contributions to the efforts of black artists in the city to achieve recognition.

One of Chicago's leading black artists and designers in the 1920s and '30s, Charles Clarence Dawson is best known for his illustrated advertisements for beauty schools and products, such as Annie Malone's Poro College and Valmor Products, which were targeted to the city's burgeoning black population. Enterprising, self-assured and a tireless “Race Man,” Dawson made powerful contributions to the efforts of black artists in the city to achieve recognition.

4 Signs You're Too Woke for Comic Books  Hey I'm woke. I'm so woke I don't even blink. Those are just miniature naps and I don't take naps because I'm so woke. I don't even know what the back of my eyelids look like. I've been woke since I was born I've never closed my eyes they're always dry so I constantly apply water with a sponge. But unlike some people I'm not too woke to be reading comic books. Here's four ways to know if you're too woke for comic books. 1. You argue about the proper…

4 Signs You're Too Woke for Comic Books Hey I'm woke. I'm so woke I don't even blink. Those are just miniature naps and I don't take naps because I'm so woke. I don't even know what the back of my eyelids look like. I've been woke since I was born I've never closed my eyes they're always dry so I constantly apply water with a sponge. But unlike some people I'm not too woke to be reading comic books. Here's four ways to know if you're too woke for comic books. 1. You argue about the proper…

History of Black Women Wearing Hats at Church By Nicole Kidder A deeply rooted tradition in the African American community, wearing flamboyant hats to church has both spiritual and cultural significance. The centuries-old custom continues to flourish throughout the Southern U.S. and in strong black Northern communities, including Philadelphia, Chicago, Detroit and Harlem. The dress …

History of Black Women Wearing Hats at Church By Nicole Kidder A deeply rooted tradition in the African American community, wearing flamboyant hats to church has both spiritual and cultural significance. The centuries-old custom continues to flourish throughout the Southern U.S. and in strong black Northern communities, including Philadelphia, Chicago, Detroit and Harlem. The dress …

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Does America Love Black People? Check out the August issue of Ebony on newsstands now! Subscribe here for a special print + digital price: http://www.ebony.com/ebonyapp/index.php?campaign=cbc

Does America Love Black People? Check out the August issue of Ebony on newsstands now! Subscribe here for a special print + digital price: http://www.ebony.com/ebonyapp/index.php?campaign=cbc

Former restaurant co-workers Malcolm Little aka Detroit Red and John Sanford aka Chicago Red, meet again some 20 years later as Malcolm X and Redd Foxx! (Image and commentary via Culture of Black Chicago.)

Former restaurant co-workers Malcolm Little aka Detroit Red and John Sanford aka Chicago Red, meet again some 20 years later as Malcolm X and Redd Foxx! (Image and commentary via Culture of Black Chicago.)

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