Media

Chats 
with
Al Raby 
 High School

Final presentation for Raby Family Chats Oral History Collection Series – The 2020 Pilot with Raby H.S. Highlighting Top 10 Students, Dushawan, Jasari, and Robert.

Raby Family Chats Oral History Collection Series – The 2020 Pilot @ Raby H.S.  Featuring Guest Speaker Jhmira Alexander, Executive Director of Public Narrative

Congratulations to Al Raby School for Community and Environment Class of 2020 from the Raby Family

Chats 
with
Al's
 Friends

A Chat with Timuel Black at a book signing

A Raby Chat with Congressman Danny Davis

Raby 
Foundation
Black History Family
 Chats

Raby Foundation Family Chats: Housing and Civil Rights | February 13, 2020

A conversation about the effect of the civil rights movement of yesteryear and of today as it pertains to Chicago’s housing. This panel will feature Commissioner Marisa Novara, City of Chicago Department of Housing, Dr. Janet Smith, of Voorhees Center, UIC and Michele Rodgers, granddaughter of Dorothy Gautreaux, a community organizer and activist who sued CHA for violating the 1964 Civil Rights Act prohibiting racial discrimination.

Raby Foundation Family Chats: Anchor Institutions and Civil Rights | February 6, 2020

A conversation about the effect of the civil rights movement of yesteryear on Chicago’s anchor institutions. This chat features Lee Bey, author (Southern Exposure), historian, photographer, editorial board member for Chicago Sun-Times; Bernita Johnson-Gabriel, executive vice president for neighborhoods and strategic initiatives of World Business Chicago; Christyn Freemon, chief solutionist, community developer of Project Forward and business solutions manager of North Lawndale Employment Network; and Arveal Drummer, director of graduate admissions, Illinois Institute of Technology.

Raby Foundation Family Chats: Education, Places, and Spaces | January 27, 2020

A conversation about the impact of the Civil Rights Movement of yesteryear on Chicago’s public education spaces and places of today. Our conversation will feature Dr. Janice Jackson, CEO of Chicago Public Schools, Bill Gerstein, former CPS educator and Senior Advisor for Leadership Greater Chicago, and Paola Aguirre, founder of Borderless Studio.

The South Side Community Art Center Presents SELMA, THE MOVIE – Film & Conversation | January 20, 2020

Selma chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights.

SSCAC’s Jeanette Blackwell,  featured artist in SELMA the movie and Katanya Raby to discuss the Civil Rights Movement.