M.U.G.A.B.E.E. at Columbia College in Chicago
Thanks to all of our folks in Chicago for making the M.U.G.A.B.E.E. residency at Columbia College a great experience. A really big thanks goes out to Paul Teurel and All Chocolate. They were fantastic. We look forward to coming back very very soon. (All photos by Tony G.)
As we retraced the pathway of the Great Migration to be in residence with Columbia College we had the privilege of visiting Herzl Elementary, Guggenheim Elementary School, Nicholson Academy H.S., Edward Jenner School, and Youth Connection Leadership Academy. We were also happy to visit classes at both the University of Illinois-Chicago and Columbia College.
It is an awesome event to see the impact that Mississippi has had on the development and continued plight of cities in the midwest, especially Chicago. It felt like home and we can't wait to go back. It is important that we continue to make the connections between the African American communities in cities like Chicago, Gary, Detroit, Milwaukee, and others in the rust belt with those of their roots in the bible belt. We look forward to continuing that migratory path and to strengthening those connections.
M.U.G.A.B.E.E. at the SOA Watch
November 19 - 21, 2010. For the fourth year M.U.G.A.B.E.E. will participate as hosts on the main stage at the event at the gates of Fort Benning to close the School of the Americas.