Abraham Lincoln

Emancipation Proclamation On Display At Lincoln Museum

The Emancipation Proclamation and two other items related to the end of slavery are on display at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield.

WBBM Newsradio–09/04/2012


Best Speakers And Lectures Coming To Chicago This Fall

Check out some featured speakers and lectures that will be coming to Chicago this Fall.


James R. Thompson Center

Juneteenth March Laments Plague Of Violence In Chicago

A new women’s group used this date, which is traditionally commemorated as the end of slavery in the United States, to hold an anti-violence rally at the Thompson Center.

WBBM Newsradio–06/19/2012

A screen grab from the film "The Middle Passage" (HBO Home Video)

Parent Upset That Graphic Slavery Film Was Shown To 4th-Grader

One parent tells CBS 2’s Mike Parker that the intensity of “The Middle Passage” was too much for his 9-year-old daughter.