Fifty years ago, hundreds of young Americans risked their lives to challenge Jim Crow travel laws of the South. Freedom Riders, a new documentary about the historic movement, premieres at the DuSable Museum of African American History on Saturday, April 9.
Some candidates for Chicago mayor are going to show up late to a debate Wednesday evening on the city's South Side. That's because of a big league scheduling conflict sparked by the blizzard last week.
When Margaret Burroughs died late last year the arts community lost a giant. Burroughs co-founded the DuSable Museum of African American Art but she was more than a curator and administrator. She was also a teacher and practicing artist.