Claire Hartfield

Claire Hartfield received her bachelor's from Yale University and her law degree from the University of Chicago. As a lawyer, she specializes in school-desegregation litigation. She has also been involved in setting and creating charter-school policy and programs in Chicago's African American West Side. After hearing stories of the 1919 race riot from her grandmother-who lived in the Black Belt in Chicago at the time-she was moved to share that history with younger generations.