Call for "DuSable Day" a City Holiday, Street & Monument for Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable.

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Ann Breen-Greco
May 28, 2021
It is past time for this recognition and I am proud to sign.

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Paul Sauers
Apr 30, 2021
I was a resident of Chicago from 1978-1994,

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Drew Barrett
Feb 12, 2021
Chicago has memorialized Genocidal Murderers, Confederate War Criminals, Slave Owners and many explorers of questionable repute; who have never visited or thought of Chicago.

It is time for the First Settler and Layer of the Foundation of the City of Chicago, an Africana, Haitian Explorer, Trader Jean Baptiste Point du Sable to be Memorialized in a Big Way; not the out of the way and non existent ways which have been done in the past.

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Philippe Matthews
Feb 12, 2021
Black Heros Matter! Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable is the founder of my hometown, Chicago and deserves recognition!

"Nothing is Wrong with Black People, Something Happened to Black People" -- Rev. Philippe SHOCK Matthews (AKA: The Metaphysical Morpheus)

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B. C. Malinowski
Feb 8, 2021
Yes, it’s long overdue to have him honored. His part in founding the city needs to be taught in schools as well.

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Adrienne Irmer
Jan 29, 2021
If Chicago is to truly honor its founder, and the history of its founding, then we should honor DuSable with these measures. Period. Half-measures will not suffice.

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Shanta Somerville
1 year ago
I am Historian! I love Our People! Black Man Discovered Chicago! We gota Rep and Keep Our Legacy Alive!!

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Ephraim Martin
1 year ago
240 years is far too long. Let's do it now!

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Ephraim Martin
1 year ago
Lurline Sutherland

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Karim Abdullah
1 year ago
Karim Abdullah