CHICAGO (CBS) — During Black History Month, CBS 2 has been looking at people making a difference in their communities. This includes Bronzeville online business owner LaTrina Spaulding and her company called Chicago Culture.
The company creates apparel celebrating neighborhood pride: everything from hoodies and crop tops to hats and face masks. They all have various sayings and Chicago neighborhoods on them.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: A Few Rain And Snow Showers To Continue
This month Spaulding is giving back to young people in the city she loves.
“I grew up on the West Side. I lived in Austin, Chatham, so I definitely have pride for the city,” Spaulding said.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Illinois: State Reports Lowest Average Infection Rate In Two Weeks, But Hospitalizations Still Rising
This month, 20% of profits from the Black history inspired collection will be donated to Z Summit.
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“We have partnered with Z Summit. Z Summit is an amazing organization that does career exploration with our youth and so being able to partner with them is an amazing opportunity,” she said. ]