Welcome to the State of Black Chicago Congress

THE MISSION of the State of Black Chicago Congress (SBCC) is to mobilize the community of African descent, in order to develop a plan of action that ameliorates conditions such as the crime and violence, inequitable distribution of educational resources and opportunities, joblessness, slow business development and opportunities, disappearing black media, inadequate youth engagement and leadership development, poor health, and the public’s concern over the involvement of the Black Church.

Ed Gardner Lupe Fiasco
Brenetta Howell Barrett, Rev. Willie Barrow, Dr. Timuel Black, Justice William Cousins, Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. and Dr. Christopher Reed


Steering Committee :: Dr. Carol Adams

Dr Carol Adams

CAROL L. ADAMS, Ph.D. is a sociologist whose varied career and diverse skills have combined to make her a social engineer of international reputation. Currently, Dr. Adams is the Chief Executive Officer of the DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago, IL. She has held positions as the Chairman of the African American Studies Department at Loyola University, Director of the Center for Inner City Studies at Northeastern Illinois University, and Secretary of the Illinois Department of Human Services.

Having spent a number of years as the director of African American studies at a major University and a tenured professor in the School of Education at another, Dr. Adams has traveled and consulted throughout Africa and the Diaspora. She is well versed in the protocol and practice of diplomacy and capacity building. In 2003, she was part of a delegation invited to the United Nations by Kofi Annan to discuss fostering relationships between African Americans and the United Nations.

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