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 :: Harold Davis Jr.


Harold Davis Jr., the community activist and entrepreneur continues to be an instrumental leader and warrior by addressing community and controversial issues.

This shining star was born in the heart of the Chicago’s Westside in “K town” and his family moved to Altgeld Gardens shortly after his third birthday.

Many childhood experiences set the stage for Harold to cultivate his unique leadership skills.

Included in these experiences was his seasonal career selling Ebony magazine, shining shoes at a neighbors barber shop earning the name of “Underdog”, helping his mom till the weeds in the yard every spring, mastering the trumpet at age 8 and playing at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in 8th grade.

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