Muhammad Ali brushes a tear from his eye as he congratulates his sister-in-law Sandra Pickett Ali, on her graduation from nursing school in Chicago Oct. 3, 1966. Her husband, Ali's brother, Rahaman, smiles happily at the commencement exercises.  UPI

Muhammad Ali brushes a tear from his eye as he congratulates his sister-in-law Sandra Pickett Ali, on her graduation from nursing school in Chicago Oct. 3, 1966. Her husband, Ali's brother, Rahaman, smiles happily at the commencement exercises. UPI

In the Chamberlain SIMCare Center, students are challenged to react in real-time to a wide array of medical scenarios. #nursing

In the Chamberlain SIMCare Center, students are challenged to react in real-time to a wide array of medical scenarios. #nursing

in this moment i want to tackle you | He runs a trout fishery is an enthusiastic handyman and love as he ...

in this moment i want to tackle you | He runs a trout fishery is an enthusiastic handyman and love as he ...

In 1893, Chicago surgeon Daniel Hale Williams performed the first successful open-heart surgery,  in what would become both a significant medical advancement, and a huge step in the fight for equality, since Williams was one of the nation's few black cardiologists at the time.

Nation's First Open-Heart Surgery Performed In Chicago 119 Years Ago

In 1893, Chicago surgeon Daniel Hale Williams performed the first successful open-heart surgery, in what would become both a significant medical advancement, and a huge step in the fight for equality, since Williams was one of the nation's few black cardiologists at the time.

Friends, ER, Party of Five and More: How September 1994 Changed TV| ER, Chicago Hope, Friends, Party of Five, Touched by an Angel

Friends, ER, Party of Five September 1994 TV Premieres

Friends, ER, Party of Five and More: How September 1994 Changed TV| ER, Chicago Hope, Friends, Party of Five, Touched by an Angel

First year demonstration class, Illinois Training School for Nurses, Cook County Hospital, 1896, Chicago

First year demonstration class, Illinois Training School for Nurses, Cook County Hospital, 1896, Chicago

Provident Hospital and Training School was the first African American owned hospital in the United States. The hospital was opened because a young black woProvident Hospital and Training School was the first African American owned hospital in the United States. The hospital was opened because a young black woman who was aspiring to become a nurse was turned down for admission to all Chicago’s nursing schools because of her race. After seeing what was happening, her brother, the Rev. Louis…

Provident Hospital and Training School was the first African American owned hospital in the United States. The hospital was opened because a young black woProvident Hospital and Training School was the first African American owned hospital in the United States. The hospital was opened because a young black woman who was aspiring to become a nurse was turned down for admission to all Chicago’s nursing schools because of her race. After seeing what was happening, her brother, the Rev. Louis…

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