Queens of the Policy
Harold Washington Cultural Center
4645 S. King Drive
Chicago, IL 60653
Harold Washington Cultural Center
4645 S. King Drive
Chicago, IL 60653
Harold Washington Cultural Center
4645 S. King Drive
Chicago, IL 60653
Drama
Runs Feb 17Feb 19, 2023

Queens of the Policy returns during Black History Month highlighting the role women played in the numbers game. Running numbers” refers to working for an illegal lottery scheme, generally as a low-level member. These 4 women were able to amass wealth, impact advancements of Black people of the 1940s, 50s, 60s, and built institutions that stabilized the black community during that time.