Tag: Chicago

Posted on: April 30, 2021 Posted by: Maya Little Comments: 0

Jean Baptiste Point DuSable: The Man Who Built Chicago

Jean Baptiste Point du Sable was a Black pioneer, trader, and founder of the settlement that later became the city of Chicago. Born in Saint-Marc, Saint-Domingue, now known as Haiti, DuSable established a trade route along the Chicago River, which encouraged many others to follow and settle in Chicago. Though he died in 1818, his pioneer spirit is remembered fondly by many Chicagoans today. In 1920 a bridge was constructed over…

Posted on: April 30, 2021 Posted by: Administrator Comments: 0

Spring 2021 Digital Release

The last year has proved to be difficult for all of us in terms of the Coronavirus pandemic, social isolation and even the social and political hardships at Kent State and beyond. However, our staff at UHURU Magazine wanted to use this opportunity to shine a light on our legacy: where we are now and where we are going. We hope to highlight the legacy of our influencers, the legacy…