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  • Burroughs Beach 3100 South Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL, 60616 United States (map)

Margaret T. Burroughs Beach
3100 S. Lake Shore Dr. 
Chicago, IL 60616

Join us at the lakefront to witness and participate in a meditative memorial to Eugene Williams, a young black man who was murdered in 1919. FLOAT by Jefferson Pinder and A.J. McClenon is a simple act in the remembrance of the riots of that summer a hundred years ago. Over 100 participants will peacefully drift across a historic invisible racial barrier using inflatables, reactivating and reclaiming a site of violence. The event concludes with a procession. Recommended for ages 12 and up. This event is presented as a part of the City of Chicago?s Year of Chicago Theatre. Check out more YOCT events at https://chicagoplays.com/year-of-chicago-theatre/

Earlier Event: July 11
Fire and Movement