Extras

    Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis AfriCOBRA

    DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

    AfriCOBRA

    AfriCOBRA members describe the artistic philosophy of the group.

    AfriCOBRA

    Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Advertising Black Pride

    DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

    Advertising Black Pride

    Tom Burrell is credited with revolutionizing the image of African Americans in television.

    Advertising Black Pride

    Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Black Panthers

    DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

    Black Panthers

    The story behind the killing of Black Panther leader Fred Hampton.

    Black Panthers

    Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Black Theater

    DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

    Black Theater

    Meet four of Chicago's most celebrated African-American theater stage artists.

    Black Theater

    Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Lorraine Hansberry

    DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

    Lorraine Hansberry

    The true story behind Lorraine Hansberry's play "A Raisin in the Sun."

    Lorraine Hansberry

    Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Carol Moseley-Braun

    DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

    Carol Moseley-Braun

    Carol Moseley-Braun remembers Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.

    Carol Moseley-Braun

    Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Jerry Butler: Barack Obama

    DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

    Jerry Butler: Barack Obama

    Jerry Butler says that Barack Obama, the man, should not be thought of as a movement.

    Jerry Butler: Barack Obama

    Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Chaka Kahn: The Band Rufus

    DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

    Chaka Kahn: The Band Rufus

    Chaka Kahn talks about her early days performing and joining the Chicago band, Rufus.

    Chaka Kahn: The Band Rufus

    Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis J. Ivy: Dr. King

    DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

    J. Ivy: Dr. King

    Hip Hop poet J. Ivy was inspired by the eloquence of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    J. Ivy: Dr. King

    Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Chaka Kahn: Fred Hampton

    DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

    Chaka Kahn: Fred Hampton

    Chaka Kahn recalls befriending Fred Hampton and participation in the Black Power movement.

    Chaka Kahn: Fred Hampton

    Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis John Rogers: African American Entrepreneurs

    DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

    John Rogers: African American Entrepreneurs

    John Rogers describes the history of African American entrepreneurs in Chicago.

    John Rogers: African American Entrepreneurs

    Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Legendary DJ Frankie Knuckles

    DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

    Legendary DJ Frankie Knuckles

    Legendary DJ Frankie Knuckles tells the history of The Warehouse.

    Legendary DJ Frankie Knuckles

    Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Adam Green: Bronzeville

    DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

    Adam Green: Bronzeville

    Adam Green explains why residents remember Bronzeville with pride and deep fondness.

    Adam Green: Bronzeville

    Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Jerry Butler: Civil Rights

    DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

    Jerry Butler: Civil Rights

    Jerry Butler explains why musicians got involved in the civil rights movement.

    Jerry Butler: Civil Rights

    Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Did the blues change in Chicago?

    DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

    Did the blues change in Chicago?

    Soul singer Jerry Butler weighs in on the question, "Did the blues change in Chicago?"

    Did the blues change in Chicago?

    Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Chaka Kahn: Stevie Wonder

    DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

    Chaka Kahn: Stevie Wonder

    Chaka Kahn recalls requesting a "different" song from Stevie Wonder.

    Chaka Kahn: Stevie Wonder

    Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Lalah Hathaway: Soul Music

    DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

    Lalah Hathaway: Soul Music

    Lalah Hathaway, daughter of singer Donny Hathaway, talks about Chicago style soul music.

    Lalah Hathaway: Soul Music

    Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Chaka Kahn

    DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

    Chaka Kahn

    Chaka Kahn talks about performing with her first musical group, The Crystalettes.

    Chaka Kahn

    Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Carol Moseley-Braun: Fred Hampton

    DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

    Carol Moseley-Braun: Fred Hampton

    Carol Moseley-Braun describes getting to know Fred Hampton during their college years.

    Carol Moseley-Braun: Fred Hampton

    Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Carol Moseley-Braun: Slavery

    DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

    Carol Moseley-Braun: Slavery

    Carol Moseley-Braun tells how Dr. Richard Eells helped a runaway slaves escape.

    Carol Moseley-Braun: Slavery

    Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Before Jazz was Ragtime

    DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

    Before Jazz was Ragtime

    Reginald Robinson, ragtime pianist, plays "Heliotrope Bouquet."

    Before Jazz was Ragtime

    Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis King brought change to Chicago

    DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

    King brought change to Chicago

    Lerone Bennett, talks about how Dr. King's tactics to confront northern racism.

    King brought change to Chicago

    Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Blues legend Koko Taylor

    DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

    Blues legend Koko Taylor

    The "Queen of the Blues," Koko Taylor.

    Blues legend Koko Taylor

    Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Bessie Coleman

    DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

    Bessie Coleman

    Pioneering aviatrix Bessie Coleman becomes the first African American pilot.

    Bessie Coleman

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