"EVERYTHING DOPE ABOUT AMERICA COMES FROM CHICAGO"

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Chicago historian and Influencer, Shermann "Dilla" Thomas, has been featured on the front page of the Chicago Tribune and he has also been covered by the Chicago Sun-Times and Block Club Chicago. He has appeared on local Chicago news outlets, including NBC 5, ABC 7, WGN, Fox 32, WCIU 26 to name he few. He is a contributor to Chicago's NPR station, WBEZ Chicago, as well as a freelancer writer and content creator for the historic Chicago Defender, and the award winning non-for-profit news source, Block Club Chicago. His cleaver history lesson have also caught national attention, with appearances on NBC's First Look, the Today Show, and the Kelly Clarkson Show. Through history and storytelling, Dilla is hoping to change the narrative about Chicago.

KELLY CLARKSON SHOW

"A good neighbor," Dilla was invited out to the Kelly Clarkson show to discuss how Black folks in Chicago invented the fireman's pole.

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TODAY SHOW
3RD HOUR

Shermann Thomas is a dad sharing Chicago history on Tik-Tok to his followers. He tells NBC’s Morgan Radford fun facts about Chicago and the impact his teaching has had.

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NBC 1ST LOOK

The history and the legends of Chicago; NBC 1st Look host, Johnny Bananas checks out Chicago; featuring Ozzie Guillen, Mike Ditka and

S. "Dilla" Thomas.

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