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    Presented by Chicago Community Trust.

    Helene D. Gayle on the History of Chicago's Wealth Gap

    Helene D. Gayle looks back at the various policy decisions that have shaped Chicago's wealth gap, tracing some back to the institution of slavery.

    Helene Gayle
    President & CEO, The Chicago Community Trust

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    The 1619 Project with Nikole Hannah-Jones

    Nikole Hannah-Jones
    Investigative Reporter, The New York Times Magazine
    Linda Villarosa
    Contributing Writer, The New York Times Magazine
    Khalil Gibran Muhammad
    Professor of History, Race and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
    Deborah Douglas
    Award-Winning Journalist; Visiting Professor, DePauw University
    Mary Elliott
    Curator, National Museum of African American History and Culture
    Taisaun Levi
    Poet, Young Chicago Authors

    This timely and powerful discussion will examine the complex and lingering legacy of slavery, exposing its present-day effects on every aspect of American life. This event is your chance to hear from Nikole Hannah-Jones, the New York Times correspondent who sparked the idea for this project, as well as other influential contributors and artists who have left their mark on this important initiative and its national impact.

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