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77 Beats Gives Final Performance

77 Beats, a citywide initiative that brings together performers from Chicago’s 77 community areas, gives their final performance at the Logan Center on November 11th.
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Nationally-renowned activist poet performs “Million Dollar Melanin”, a poem about the societal and personal history of black discrimination and the journey of self-worth.
A young local student opens the 77 Beats Closing Celebration with a benediction.
A young local student opens the 77 Beats Closing Celebration with a benediction. ()
The University of Chicago’s Middle East Music Ensemble performs.
The University of Chicago’s Middle East Music Ensemble performs. ()
A performer from the Middle East ensemble sings.
A performer from the Middle East ensemble sings. ()
The Greater House of Prayer brings passion and energy to the Logan Performance Hall at the 77 Beats Closing Celebration.
The Greater House of Prayer brings passion and energy to the Logan Performance Hall at the 77 Beats Closing Celebration. ()
A local hip hop artist speaks passionately about the recent election and deep-seated societal issues.
A local hip hop artist speaks passionately about the recent election and deep-seated societal issues. ()
Nationally-renowned activist poet performs “Million Dollar Melanin”, a poem about the societal and personal history of black discrimination and the journey of self-worth.
Nationally-renowned activist poet performs “Million Dollar Melanin”, a poem about the societal and personal history of black discrimination and the journey of self-worth. ()
The Greater House of Prayer performs “We Shall Overcome.
The Greater House of Prayer performs “We Shall Overcome.” ()
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