Black Firefighters To Chicago Mayor: Oust Fire CommissionerThe African American Firefighters & Paramedics League, which held a news conference Thursday, says the biggest problem is the lack of hiring and promotion of black women. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
It's Officially Official: The Main Spider-Man Is Miles Morales, A Biracial Teen From BrooklynWho is Spider-Man? If your answer is "Peter Parker," you're a bit behind on the most recent news from Marvel Comics: Miles Morales is Spider-Man.
Your Chicago: History MakersA Chicago-based project to record the histories of African Americans has received some significant recognition. CBS 2's Rob Johnson reports.
Memorial Walls Honors City's Fallen Black FirefightersThe Chicago Fire Department has dedicated a new memorial wall, honoring the city’s first all-black firehouse.
Police Provide Black History Books For Students In ChathamStudents at an elementary school in the Chatham neighborhood were given intellectual treats as part of their African-American studies on this last day of Black History Month.
Lucas, Hobson Give $25M To University Of Chicago Lab SchoolsStar Wars creator George Lucas and his wife, investment banker Mellody Hobson, have donated $25 million to the University of Chicago Lab Schools, to help pay for construction of a new arts hall.
At DuSable Museum, Every Month Is Black History MonthCBS 2’s Harry Porterfield pays a visit to the Hyde Park attraction.
Judge OKs $160M Settlement In Racial-Bias Case Against Merrill LynchThe eight-year legal saga ended Friday. CBS 2's Courtney Gousman reports.
State Senator: Ministers' Vow Of Backlash For Gay Marriage Vote An 'Empty Threat'A coalition of West Side ministers was urging state lawmakers to reject legislation that would legalize same-sex marriage in Illinois, but at least one lawmaker said the ministers' threat of political backlash against lawmakers who vote for gay marriage was nothing but an "empty threat."
Your Chicago: ChathamThe South Side neighborhood has seen some changes -- some good, some bad. But those that live there now are proud of where they call home, CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
African Americans Who Sued City Graduate As FirefightersCBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker was there Thursday when African-American firefighter applicants took the next step to their new careers.
Opinion: Black-on-Black Racism During The Presidential CampaignWhile it is reported that 94% or more of African-Americans support President Barack Obama over Mitt Romney in the upcoming national presidential election, the rarely-spoken question is: Are many African-Americans only voting for Obama because he’s black?