Being Black Or Gay In Chicago Makes You More Prone To Hate CrimesHate crimes rose by 24 percent last year, Chicago police data shows, with gay men and African Americans targeted more than other groups.
Rolling In The Deep: New Film Looks At Roller Skate Culture, Chicago's RoleThe cameras capture one suburban Chicago family-owned rink’s gut-wrenching decision to shut its doors — among thousands that have done so in the past decade — and the filmmakers are not shy about hoping their film can stem the tide of closures.
Hall of Famer, Pioneering Manager Frank Robinson Dies At 83He advocated for more minorities throughout baseball and worked with former Commissioner Bud Selig to develop the Selig Rule, directing teams to interview at least one minority candidate before hiring a new manager.
Video: Girl Upset After Told To Leave School Because Of Braided HairHer brother calls the school's policy on hair a "barrier to entry for black people" and accused the school of "sneakily" adding the rule to its handbook this year.
'Beisbol' Exhibit Highlights African American And Hispanic BallplayersA key figure of the artifacts is Sox great Minnie Minoso, the first black Cuban in the major leagues
The Search For Relatives After Bodies Exhumed In Unmarked Texas CemeteryIn total, 95 sets of remains have been found. They are believed to be African-American prison inmates who were forced to work on plantations.
Chicago Center Gets Share Of $1M Grant To Preserve National African-American SitesBrent Leggs, who directs the fund, says African-American historic places have traditionally been undervalued and underfunded.
German Chocolate Company Accused Of Racism Over Royal Wedding AdMeghan Markle, now known as Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Sussex, made history as an American and biracial woman when she joined the royal family on Saturday.
Chicago Public Library To Receive African American History Digital Archive This SummerThe History Makers, the Nation’s largest African American video oral history archive, is making its collection available on-line through the Chicago Public Library starting this summer.
Teacher Bothered By Smell Of Coconut Oil In A Child's HairA child was targeted at her daycare in Elmhurst for the use of hair care products.
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.