Victory Bell came north from Jim Crow-era Mississippi in 1945. Bell served as a Rockford alderman from 1971 to 2009.
Victory Bell came north from Jim Crow-era Mississippi in 1945. Bell served as a Rockford alderman from 1971 to 2009. ARTURO FERNANDEZ Rockford Register Star
Victory Bell came north from Jim Crow-era Mississippi in 1945. Bell served as a Rockford alderman from 1971 to 2009. ARTURO FERNANDEZ Rockford Register Star

The Great Migration brought more than 500,000 black people to Illinois

April 28, 2018 11:10 PM