DuSable Museum Reopens On Juneteenth, Unveils New Touring 'Blank Slate Monument' SculptureThis Juneteenth Saturday fell on the day of the grand reopening of the DuSable Museum of African American History in Washington Park.
Chicago Commemorates Juneteenth With Events Around City And BeyondEvents are under way this week throughout Chicago and beyond to honor Juneteenth.
DuSable Museum Of African American History To Reopen On JuneteenthOn Saturday, June 19, the DuSable Museum will host a "Welcome Back" ceremony at 11 a.m., to celebrate the reopening and honor Juneteenth. Admission on Juneteenth and the rest of June 2021 will be free.
Secret Service Investigates Hate Mail Sent To DuSable Museum Of African American HistoryThe U.S. Secret Service has launched an investigation into hate mail sent to the DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago and its chief executive officer.
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.