Archive for the 1999 Category

PHILL WILSON

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1999 A Chicago native, he has achieved national prominence as an advocate for persons with AIDS, particularly […]

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JESSE WHITE

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 1999 This “Friend of the Community” is a longtime Chicago political figure and African American […]

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GREGG SHAPIRO

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1999 He is both a literary figure and a music and literary critic. Besides writing his own […]

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NORMAN L. SANDFIELD

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1999 For more than 20 years, he has been an organizer of gay and lesbian Jewish activities […]

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ADRENE PEROM

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 1999 [Now Deceased] She was a “Friend of the Community” who’s North Side gay […]

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LESBIAN COMMUNITY COMMUNITY CANCER PROJECT

ORGANIZATION | Inducted 1999 Since 1990 as the first effort of its kind in the Midwest, it has provided one-on-one […]

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BILLIE JEAN KING

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1999 Building on her tennis stardom to create social change, she has elevated the self-esteem of girls […]

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DERRICK ALLEN HICKS

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1999 [Now Deceased] He organized in the African American lesbian and gay communities of Chicago and Washington, […]

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LORRAINE HANSBERRY

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1999 [Posthumous] Born in Chicago in 1930 and best known for ‘A Raisin in the Sun’, which […]

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RICK GARCIA

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1999 After moving to Chicago in 1986, he continued as a high-profile activist and helped to lead […]

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