Chicago’s 2023 Mayoral Race: Reclaiming Harold Washington’s Multiracial Coalition
MON MAR 27, 5:30 pm CDT
This will be online via Zoom and will feature Gordon Mantler, who has a new book titled The Multiracial Promise: Harold Washington’s Chicago and the Democratic Struggle in Reagan’s America, along with Jakobi Williams (IU), author of From the Bullet to the Ballot: The Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party and Racial Coalition Politics in Chicago, and Lilia Fernández, discussing Chicago's multiracial coalitional history and the upcoming election. Democracy Now! co-host Juan Gonzalez will be moderating.
This event is co-hosted by UIC's History Department and the Great Cities Institute. They ask that you register in advance here to get the Zoom link: https://greatcities.uic.edu/event/reclaiming-harold-washingtons-multiracial-coalition/