Black History Month: Quest to Find the Oldest Living Black Male and Female in East Chicago

For Immediate Release

Black History Month: Quest to Find the Oldest Living Black Male and Female in East Chicago

(EAST CHICAGO, IN) – The East Chicago Public Library will celebrate Black History Month with a free program/exhibit titled, “The Great Black Migration into East Chicago,” The community’s help is needed to make this effort a success. We are trying to locate the oldest black male and female that is currently living in East Chicago. If you, or someone you know may have this information, please contact us.
The program and exhibit will be at the Main Library located at 2401 E. Columbus Drive on Thursday, February 28
th at 5pm. We want to create a display that is truly reflective of African American cultural heritage. Those interested in contributing to the display or have photos and would like to share their migration stories should contact the Public Relations Department at 397.2453 Ext. 33. The deadline date for submitting information is January 31.