DuSable Museum

Governor Pat Quinn (Left) and Bruce Rauner (Right) (Credit: CBS)

After Debate, Reporters Take Another Crack At Gubernatorial Hopefuls

It’s a hallmark of political debates: the news conferences afterward. CBS 2′s Jim Williams reports on what Democrat Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner had to say.

10/14/2014

Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner faced off at a debate hosted by CBS 2, the Chicago Urban League and The Business Leadership Council on Oct. 14, 2014. (Credit: CBS)

Quinn, Rauner Square Off Over Minimum Wage

Tuesday night’s debate was held at the DuSable Museum of African American History on Chicago’s South Side.

10/14/2014

Carol Adams, president and CEO of the DuSable Museum in Chicago (CBS)

At DuSable Museum, Every Month Is Black History Month

CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield pays a visit to the Hyde Park attraction.

02/14/2014

DuSable Museum of African-American History (Credit: CBS)

DuSable Museum Hosts March On Washington Reenactment

Chicago’s DuSable Museum of African American History hosted a re-enactment of the March onWashington fifty years ago, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

08/24/2013

Addie Wyatt

Civil Rights And Labor Leader, Rev. Addie Wyatt Dies At 88

She was a pioneer in the labor movement, the civil rights movement and the women’s equality movement. On Thursday, Chicagoans were mourning the death of the Rev. Addie Wyatt.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2012

Field Museum

Quick Guide To Free Museum Days

Visiting Chicago’s museums is an enriching experience, but it can be prohibitively expensive. Most area museums schedule free days each year, and Illinois residents can take advantage of extra discounts. Read on for a round up of free days for the rest of 2011 – now you’ll know where to go the next time you have an unexpected day off.

10/24/2011

Dr. Margaret Burroughs

DuSable Museum Founder, Cultural Leader Dead At 93

Margaret Burroughs, an artist, poet, educator and founder of the DuSable Museum of African American History, died early Sunday morning at her home surrounded by her family.

11/21/2010