Celebrating Black History Month on “Extension 720”

February is Black History Month.  On Monday night I was on Justin Kaufmann’s “Extension 720” show on WGN-radio talking about three famous African-American Chicagoans.

Jesse Binga Home

Here’s the link to the segments—

Historian John R. Schmidt explores hidden Chicago landmarks for Black History Month: Visit the homes of Chicago’s first black banker Jesse Binga, legendary gospel singer Mahalia Jackson and heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis

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