Arts in Action: Contested Waters

Sunday, February 5, 4:30 - 6:30pm
The Walter Family Lab, Alice Center
170 N. Dearborn St. Chicago, IL 60601

Joins us for this FREE event!

Lake Michigan’s beautiful beachfront became the scene of one of the worst race riots in Illinois history on July 27, 1919. Join Peter Cole and Franklin Cosey-Gay from the Chicago Race Riots Commemoration project as they delve deep into the Red Summer, the history of segregation in Chicago and how riots serve as the origin story that impact us today.


the ripple, the wave that carried me home

A family responds to injustice and a daughter reckons with her political inheritance in this new play by “a poet, a playwright to pay attention to” (Variety).