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Black Beauty Reality Day Tour

Saturday

Sep 16, 2017 – 12:00 PM

(on various days)

2600 South State Street
Chicago, IL 60616 Map

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Description Black Beauty Reality Tours will take Chicago residents and tourists on a 3-hour educational and eye-opening ride through the reality of Black Chicago, guided by local historians and actual historical participants. The tours are designed to both educate and inspire. We intend to spark: + Understanding + Empathy + Reinvestment + Unity + Responsibility Each tour will speak of the great inventors, entrepreneurs, politicians, activists and organization that Black Chicago has developed, and the tour will also speak of the deterioration, gentrification and lost opportunities that Black Chicago has suffered. Taste Chicago, photograph landmarks, view videos, hear first-hand accounts, and listen to native music while being exposed to the shocking truths that most will never know or understand. Get prepared to be entertained, educated and have your mind, body and soul fed. Below is a list of things to know and do, so you are prepared to enjoy the Beauty that is Black Chicago: LOCATION - South Loop Hotel lounge 11 W 26th St, Chicago, IL 60616 (26th and State) TIME (lounge opens at 11am) -12:00 pm board bus -12:10 pm departing -3:30pm return DO -Have breakfast before tour -Leave room for complimentary Mimosas -Expect to taste authentic Chicago food in snack sized portions -Bring a camera/phone, for photos alongside monuments, landmarks and Chicago sheros and heros. -Prepare for a little walking as we board and exit the bus, to get up close and personal with Black Chicago people, places and things. -Dress for Sun, Rain, Snow and Wind... Because in Chicago, you can experience four seasons in one day DO NOT -Expect the ordinary.

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