Chicago Black-owned bakery makes history with nationwide success

A popular Chicago business frequented by presidents and other famous faces has reached a brand-new milestone. In a FOX 32 special report, Tia Ewing spoke with the founder about her legacy and her message to other aspiring entrepreneurs.

South Side students pay homage to Black icons

Teachers on the South Side are getting creative with their lessons this Black History Month. FOX 32's Anita Blanton visits a showcase commemorating the cultural and historical impact of Black Americans in the past and present day.

Honoring Black-owned businesses with LEGACY Awards

Next weekend, WDB Marketing will be celebrating its 7th annual LEGACY Awards Gala. As a prelude to the gala, there will be a three-day Power Conference to support Black business owners in the area, providing them with information to help reach their goals.

Celebrating Black History Month all year long in Chicago

Black History Month was established here in Chicago in 1926. There are so many Black historic figures with ties to Chicago, including Ida B. Wells and Mamie Till, as well as, people still alive today like Jackie Taylor of the Black Ensemble Theater.

New app connects users to Black-owned businesses

A new app is looking to make it easier to support Black-owned businesses this February and beyond. The Black Shopping app connects users to Black-owned restaurants, clubs, boutiques, and more.

The beat begins in Chicago

In a FOX 32 special report, Terrence Lee looks at the origins, evolution and future of house music as we remember the rich roots of the genre, which are firmly planted in Chicago.

FOX Chicago honors Nat King Cole for Black History Month

Nat King Cole, the man behind America's most memorable music. He moved to Bronzeville at the age of four, joined the Bud Billiken Club and soon learned how to make a church organ sing. A chart-topping jazz pianist who left us with timeless classics and musical legacy.

FOX Chicago honors Ida B. Wells for Black History Month

Ida B. Wells, Chicago's trailblazing Black female journalist. Her investigative reporting put a spotlight on racism, lynchings, and the injustice of Jim Crow. A pioneer in getting women the right to vote and an inspiration to female journalists across the globe.