Timuel Black, Civil Rights Icon And Historian, Dead At 102Few people knew more about Chicago’s Black history than Mr. Black. At age 102, he had seen his share.
Civil Rights Icon And Historian Timuel Black, 102, Is On Hospice CareCivil rights icon and historian Timuel Black has entered hospice care, according to a GoFundMe set up by his family.
Governors State University To Host Illinois Black Hall Of Fame; Dr. Timuel Black Named First InducteeAs a historian, Black documented the civil rights era, voting inequality, and segregation. At 102 years old, he says it’s up to young people to continue that work.
Civil Rights Activist Timuel Black Remembers The Chicago Defender After Its Last Printing: 'It Was A Unifying Factor'After more than a century, the Chicago Defender, the iconic news outlet for African Americans in Chicago and beyond, printed its last copy. It will be continuing only as a digital operation.
Chicago Remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Stone Temple Baptist Church in North Lawndale is where Dr. King preached one of his first sermons in Chicago.
Historian: King's Dream In 1963 Still A Goal For U.S.A veteran of Chicago’s civil rights movement said Wednesay’s commemoration of the 1963 March on Washington highlights how far African Americans have come in this country, and how far they still have to go.