Obama, 2 Native Americans Top 'Minority Trailblazers' ListObama was followed by two Native Americans. Black Hawk was a Sauk warrior who fought white America's expansion into Illinois. Chief Keokuk was a rival who gave up land to settlers to avoid bloodshed.
Remembering Harold Washington30 years ago today, Chicago's first African American Mayor Harold Washington died at the age of 65. CBS 2's Jim Williams looks back at Washington's legacy.
Harold Washington's Legacy, 30 Years After His DeathCBS 2's Jim Williams looks back at Washington's life and career and asks: Do young people know much about Chicago's first black mayor?
Emanuel Allies Slam Garcia As 'Novice,' While Chuy Seeks To Emulate Harold WashingtonMayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia both pulled in more endorsements Friday, as the mayor tried to solidify his lead in the polls, and Garcia sought to build a Harold Washington-like coalition.
Former Mayor Jane Byrne DiesFormer Mayor Jane Byrne, the first and only woman to serve as mayor of Chicago, has died. Byrne’s daughter has told family friends her mother died at 10 a.m. at her Chicago home.
Rauner Invokes Harold Washington In Quinn Attack AdOnce again, a political opponent is trying to capitalize on a falling-out between Chicago's first black mayor and Democrat Pat Quinn, who wants another term as governor. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Levine: White Sox Attendance Is MystifyingThe Sox rank 28th in baseball with an average attendance under 20,000 per game.
At DuSable Museum, Every Month Is Black History MonthCBS 2’s Harry Porterfield pays a visit to the Hyde Park attraction.
Graveside Ceremony Marks Anniversary Of Harold Washington's DeathOn this chill November day the powerful spoke -- and many remembered -- a dream achieved, then lost, with the election of Chicago's first African American mayor.
Mayor Nominates Former Alderman Martin Oberman For Metra BoardOberman fought machine politics in his days at City Hall, and frequently clashed with former Mayors Richard J. Daley, Michael Bilandic, and Jane Byrne. He was also an ally of former Mayor Harold Washington before Oberman resigned in 1987.
Monday Marks Harold Washington's 91st BirthdayMonday would have been the late Harold Washington’s 91st birthday.
Harold Washington Elected Mayor 30 Years Ago TodayIt was 30 years ago today that Harold Washington was elected Chicago's first black mayor.
Harold Washington Statute Defaced In Bronzeville The statue of the late Chicago Mayor Harold Washington was damaged when the front panel containing the dedication plaque was stolen Saturday evening in the Bronzeville neighborhood.
Street Named For Chicago Civil Rights LeaderState Street between 49th and 50th outside DuSable High School is now honorarily named Dr. Timuel Black Street.
Is Harold Washington's Legacy Alive 25 Years After His Death?As CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley found, many younger Chicagoans don't know much about the city's first black mayor.