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"Tolton Speaks" Chicago Premiere

Join us for the Chicago premiere of "Tolton Speaks," the biopic about Venerable Fr. Augustus Tolton's journey to priesthood. This kicks off    the nationwide screening tour. 
Born into slavery and prohibited from entering any seminary in the United States, Fr. Tolton defied social expectations and the odds to become America's first recognized African-American Roman Catholic priest. Come see this inspirational movie told through expert interviews, historical documents and Tolton's words.

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  • what: "tolton speaks" documentary

  • when: 2-4 p.m. sunday, june 2, 2024

  • Where: DuSable Black History Museum and education center, 740 E 56th Pl, Chicago, IL 60637

  • Price: $35 per person. Proceeds support the Tolton Spirituality center

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