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Record #: R2018-1427   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 12/12/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 12/12/2018
Title: Congratulations extended to Dr. Timuel D. Black on 100th birthday
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm, Dowell, Pat, King, Sophia D., Hairston, Leslie A., Sawyer, Roderick T., Mitchell, Gregory I., Harris, Michelle A., Beale, Anthony, Foulkes, Toni, Moore, David H., Curtis, Derrick G., 20th Ward Vacancy, Brookins, Jr., Howard, Scott, Jr. Michael, Burnett, Jr., Walter, Ervin, Jason C., Taliaferro, Chris, Austin, Carrie M., Mitts, Emma
Attachments: 1. R2018-1427.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
December 12, 2018










TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

I transmit herewith, together with Aldermen Austin, Beale, Brookins, Burnett, Cochran, Curtis, Dowell, Ervin, Foulkes, Hairston, Harris, King, Mitchell, Mitts, Moore, Sawyer, Scott and Taliaferro, a congratulatory resolution regarding Dr. Timuel D. Black.

Your favorable consideration ofthis resolution will be appreciated.

Mayor


Very truly yours,


<^pted by Tlie Gity Gouncil ofthe Gity of Gkicago, Illinois
itahsJL Derrick G. Curtis, Willie B. Cochran, Howard B. Brookins Jr., Walter Byrne
jfjresented by Mayor Rahm Emanuel \ qjj
Aldermen Sophia King, Leslie A. Hairston, Pat Dowell, Carrie Austin, Emma Mitts, Michelle A. Harris, Toni L. Foulkes, Christopher Taliaferro, Anthony Beale, Michael Scott, Jr., Roderick T. Sawyer, David Moore, Greg Mitpfipll Derrick G. Curtis, Willie B. Cochran, Howard B. Brookins Jr., Walter Burnett Jr., Jason C. Ervin and
December 12, 2018

^Qli&V&lS' Tne Members of this Chamber extend our .congratulations and. best wishes ;to Dr. Timuel D. Black, an esteemed and revered educator, political activist, community leader, oral historian, author and philosopher, on the occasion of his 100th birthday; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Black was born to sharecroppers in Birmingham, Alabama' on December 7, 1918. In 1919, his family relocated to Chicago as part of the first Great Migration, and ultimately settled in the Bronzeville neighborhood; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Black attended the all-black DuSable -High School, where his
classmates; included Nat King Cole, John .Johnson and Harold Wd
stud^ht^Se^eliyeVed^ newspapers'for the Chlcdgq.-QM his•3pm';.;=
and '.'•;•:. :t.''\'\. •„•• .• -v ' :/ .''. .'"¦•¦.•">•¦- ¦' j v^-'v''' 't~'Z-\: ¦

WHEREAS, During the Great Depression', while working as.a delivery boy in a local
grocery store, he organized a campaign known as "Don't Spend Your Money W...

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