The memorial for long-time Chicago civil-rights activist and lesbian pioneer Jackie Anderson will be Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 at the DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Place, Chicago, 2:30-4:30 p.m. The service will be first-come, first-serve due to limited capacity of seating.
There will be a post-event at Jeffrey Pub until 8 p.m. that day.
Anderson died after a short illness on Jan. 7, surrounded by family and friends. She was 75.
Born in Chicago, Anderson graduated from Roosevelt University and retired from a long career as assistant professor of humanities and philosophy at Olive-Harvey College, where she started work in 1975. She twice served as department chairperson.
More at www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/PASSAGES-Activist-professor-Jackie-Anderson-dies/61537.html .