Lonnie Norwood and Coda Lewis preview tomorrow's performance by the Chicago Children's Choir to celebrate and recognize Black History Month.
Activist, consultant and entrepreneur Marseil 'Action' Jackson talks about his reaction to hearing they had earned a $250,000 grant from the city and the change he hopes to see take place down Chicago Avenue.
You can immerse yourself in history with a new interactive exhibit about Nelson Mandela. You can see original artifacts and even a replica of his prison cell on Robben Island. The exhibit opens Saturday at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center. Arielle Weininger talks about it.
Sarah Ward and Devon Maldonaldo from SkyART talk about the programming they offer and the importance of getting kids engaged with art from a young age.
Margaret Caples, executive director from the Community Film Workshop of Chicago, talks about what they're doing to empower and develop talented storytellers from all backgrounds.
Angela F. Williams, the first Black woman CEO of Easterseals, joins us to talk about the unique perspective she brings to her nonprofit and the power of unity during trying times.
Rev. Robin Hood and Rev. Floyd James stress the importance of implementing "family values" in the home to encourage anti-violence in the streets.
Jamal Malone talks about the life and pervasive influence of Ada Sophia McKinley.
Adem Aluka talks about what his nonprofit, Youth For A Better Future, is doing to help youth realize their potential and produce the next generation of leaders.
Chef Q Ibraheem from The Black Chef's Table talks about what they're doing to get food to families in need.
Zachary Allen and his mother talk about the Chicago Musical Pathways Initiativ, which engages students of color with classical music and open up opportunities for young musicians.
Raymond Rodriguez, Abbott Academy director at the Joffrey Academy of Dance, talks about what they're doing to invite more diversity into their classes.
Kim Davis from the Old Town School of Folk Music talks about what they're doing to promote messages of social justice and takes a look at some of their offered programming.
Ciera McKissik from the Hyde Park Art Center previews their 4-hour celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and talks about the spirit of change his legacy reflected.
Tamekia Swint from Stylez 4 Kidz talks about her new book "Your Hair Is Your Crown!" and the importance of normalizing the acceptance of natural hair and fostering positive self-image.
Claude Tellis, CEO of VeganSmart, talks about the 15% Pledge and how his business has flourished with the additional exposure.
Hermene Hartman from N'DIGO Media talks about their mission of highlighting Black voices and creating a more inclusive, insightful portrait of the Black experience.
Romel Murphy, executive director at "Equality Should Be Normal," talks about their mission and the importance of stifling racism at all levels.
Taron Patton, co-founding executive director of the African American Museum of the Performing Arts, expands on their mission to showcase Black excellence.
Loren Taylor, co-founder and CEO of AwokeNet.com, talks about his mission behind AwokeNet and the importance of strengthening connections between social justice organizations.