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    Conversation

    Building a Legacy: A Look at the History of Black Generational Wealth

    Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020 6:00 - 7:15 PM @ Chicago Beyond
    This event is over! Please check the 2020 schedule.
    Eric Williams
    Founder & Creative Director, The Silver Room
    Marcia Chatelain
    Professor of History and African American Studies, Georgetown University
    Lolly Bowean
    Media & Storytelling Program Officer, The Field Foundation
    Tiffany Williams
    CEO, Exquisite Catering
    Xavier Ramey
    Founder & CEO, Justice Informed
    CONVERSATION - Conversations are panel discussions that provide an in-depth, up-to-the-minute look at a single topic. Featuring three to four thought leaders and an expert moderator, Conversations consist of a 60-minute discussion, followed by 15 minutes of audience q-and-a.

    This Conversation will make an unflinching examination of the hindrances that have historically prevented the accumulation of black wealth from one generation to the next while exploring the various entrepreneurial solutions that have broken the cycle of poverty. By first looking at the impact of corporate franchise model on the black community in Chicago, we'll zoom out to take stock of our current situation and identify the necessary steps for closing the racial wealth gap nationwide.

    Special thanks to our venue partner, Chicago Beyond, for hosting this event with Chicago Ideas.

    When
    Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020 6:00 - 7:15 PM
    Where
    Chicago Beyond
    811 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL 60607
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