Alabama's Confederacy tax pays for the upkeep of the site where poor Confederate veterans lived. The last veteran died at the home in 1934.
FOX 32's Joanie Lum reports...
Dr. Joe Flynn, associate director of the NIU Center for Black Studies, talks about their new 'Hateful Things' exhibit and the importance of not turning a blind eye to our nation's beleaguered past.
This Black History Month, we celebrate a man who really loves McDonald’s. He opened his first location at 25th and King Drive in 1981.
Lonnie Norwood and Coda Lewis preview tomorrow's performance by the Chicago Children's Choir to celebrate and recognize Black History Month.
Joe ‘Cujo Dah’ Nelson talks about creating his mural in collaboration with the Chicago Bears and what the spirit of Chicago means to him.
Lettuce Entertain You and Urban Juncture will be hosting a virtual event on Feb. 20th that celebrates Black cuisine in honor of Black History Month.
Bril Barrett, founder and director of M.A.D.D. Rhythms, and Donnetta Jackson, choreographer for "Dreams and Nightmares," talk about the inspiration behind their new video and the importance of celebrating and contributing to Black history.
Roz Stuttley from Choose Chicago breaks down some of the most enlightening and engaging Black History Month activities across the city.
Jalen and Keyonna Seawright dressed up their two daughters to model Black female leaders for Black History Month.
"The assignment says ‘My dream for colored people in America is..." and the students are supposed to finish that sentence," the 2nd grader's mother said.
Social media and content strategist Terrence Chappell, principal of Chappell Communications Group, talks about the hollow substance of performative activism and details some appropriate ways to celebrate Black History Month online.
The school had told parents the Black History Month lessons were optional. Only 3 of the school's 322 students are Black. About 70% are white.
Jamal Malone talks about the life and pervasive influence of Ada Sophia McKinley.
Jamila Trimuel and Keturah Funches join the show to preview LOV Day and talk about the importance of empowering young Black women to fulfill their potential.
It is the first day of Black History Month and FOX 32 is celebrating those who have broken barriers. In this special report, see how one man made history at the University of Illinois.
Feb. 1 isn’t just the first day of Black History Month. It’s also National Freedom Day, pioneered by a former slave to commemorate abolition.
A group of ballerinas in Texas struck a pose, and the result was an adorable photo shoot — both fierce and meaningful.
Legendary Chicago label Chess Records is often remembered for helping set the stage for the blues.
OneUnited Bank's release of its new Harriet Tubman debit card was met with heavy criticism online.