DuSable Museum Of African American History Remains Closed Amid Pandemic, Fights For Equal FundingWhile Chicago’s larger museums have opened amid the coronavirus pandemic, many of the smaller independent museums, including the DuSable Museum of African-American History, remain closed because they can’t afford to do otherwise.
'It Feels Bigger': 155th Anniversary Of Juneteenth Comes As Country Faces Change, DivisionCBS 2's Audrina Bigos spoke with the president and CEO of Chicago's DuSable Museum of African American History about the significance of Juneteenth both then now.
Exhibit Now At DuSable Museum Provides Virtual Reality Experience Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have A Dream' SpeechWe’re all familiar with the film of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. reciting his “I Have a Dream” speech in Washington, D.C. in 1963, but a new exhibit at the DuSable Museum will let you experience it as if you were there.
CBS News Gets Rare Inside Look At Ebony, Jet Photo ArchiveMore than 4 million photo prints and negatives from Ebony and Jet magazines now have a new home.
Chicago Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. With Museum Exhibits, Day Of ServiceChicago and the nation honor late civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday.
Museums Offer Free Admission To CPS Students Before Classes ResumeChicago Public Schools students get a treat ahead of the first day of school. Some of the city's museums and cultural institutions are offering free admission.
Chicago Pays Tribute To Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Dr. King visited Chicago many times, including leading a walk in 1965 to protest segregation in schools here.
What Will Be Inside The Obama Presidential Library?It will create 3,300 construction jobs, 1,900 permanent jobs and attract 40 new businesses.
Police Investigating Vandalism Of DuSable Bust Near Michigan Ave. BridgePolice are investigating the vandalism of a bust of Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable, the Haitian-born man who's credited as the founder of Chicago, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.
South Side Museums Form "Museum Campus South"Seven museums on the South Side have banded together to try to raise their profiles, and get more people to visit them.
Best Ways To Learn About Presidential And American History In ChicagoPresidents Day isn't always seen as a holiday that marks great attention, like Memorial Day or Labor Day. However, unleash your inner patriot by learning about the great presidents of our nation or the richness in American history in Chicago and you might have a better appreciation for this national holiday.
Hundreds Celebrate Obama's Inauguration, King Holiday At DuSable MuseumThough it was Obama’s second inauguration, there was no less enthusiasm from the crowd, which stood and cheered as they watched a live telecast of the inaugural proceedings.
Best Ways To Experience The Presidential Inauguration In ChicagoA prestigious institution of higher learning once graced with educational lectures from our president elect, The University of Chicago is an ideal place to visit during the 2013 inaugural ceremony. These important landmarks in Hyde Park are well worth considering at this historic time.
Exhibit Profiles The Life Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Civil rights history is on display at the Chase Center downtown this week, with an interactive, traveling exhibit profiling the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Emanuel On New Cultural Plan: 'I Can't Wait For The Final Report'Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he is excited about a new Cultural Plan being finalized for the City of Chicago.