Historian Shermann "Dilla" Thomas on Chicago's History, TikTok, Netflix Documentary, and The Mahogany Tour
In this episode on illanoize radio show with Bekoe, PrettyRiot and Illinois Jones. Chicago Historian Shermann Dilla Thomas shared a lot of information about the city and himself. Starting things off He spoke about working for ComEd and how the company appreciates his historical content.
Dilla also shared how his father who was also a Chicago Police Officer was hand-selected to be security for Chicago's first Black Mayor Harold Washington, as well as how his father catered to his passion for learning more about Chicago's history and enriched culture.
We also touched on his viral Tik Tok videos that landed him an upcoming documentary for Netflix, as well as "The Mahogany Tour" which allows Dilla to take tourists/residents around Chicago neighborhoods to learn more about the city's history. Get to know more about your neighborhood historian Shermann "Dilla" Thomas below, and Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. You can also stream the audio on your preferred podcast platform uninterrupted here.