Sutherland Elementary Teachers To Get Special Training After Assigning African Animals Project For Black History MonthTeachers at one Chicago school will be getting special training after a homework assignment that left some parents aghast.
Parents Furious After Sutherland Elementary School Assigns African Animals Project For Black History MonthChicago is rich in black history – with Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable as the first settler, Harold Washington as the first black mayor, and Barack Obama going on to become the first black president. Yet, some children in Beverly were given an assignment to write about an African animal.
Abolition Institute Honors People Fighting Slavery In MauritaniaIn honor of Black History Month several people are being recognized for their fight against slavery's last stronghold in Mauritania, a country in western Africa.
History Of The Fire Pole Started With Black Chicago Firehouse In 1870sAfrican American firefighters played a key role in developing a staple of the firehouse: the sliding pole. In honor of Black History Month, CBS 2’s Derrick Young spoke with a retired fire chief turned author.
Free 'Black Panther' Showings Offered Around Chicago AreaAMC is offering free showings of "Black Panther" in honor of Black History Month.
A South Side Institution Is RefurbishedA nine million dollar project to refurbish a South Side institution is complete.
Best Ways To Celebrate Black History Month In ChicagoBlack History Month is designated in February and there are many ways to honor and celebrate. Here you will find the 5 best ways to celebrate Black History Month in Chicago.
Studies Find African Americans Twice As Likely To Have Alzheimer'sFebruary marks Black History Month and the Alzheimer's Association is hoping to raise awareness.
Chicago’s Thompson Center Holds Black History Month CelebrationThe “Building for the Future" event honored the contributions of African Americans in Illinois. Governor Bruce Rauner attended the program.
Grandfather’s Lynching Motivates Evanston Family To Educate OthersTwo African-American women have used their relative's 1916 lynching in South Carolina as motivation for their career paths in Evanston.
Chicago Public Library Shares African American History With Digital ArchiveThe Chicago Public Library launched a digital archive representing African American "History Makers."
Museum Of Science And Industry Hosting Programs Focusing On Technology, Art For Black History MonthIn celebration of Black History Month, the Museum of Science and Industry is hosting programs highlighting technology and the arts.
South Side Library Features Treasure Trove Of African American HistoryCBS's Jim Williams reports the collection is the result of a visionary who started her work in the early 20th century.
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.
At DuSable Museum, Every Month Is Black History MonthCBS 2’s Harry Porterfield pays a visit to the Hyde Park attraction.