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Carrying Black History Forward
Over the decades, musicians, writers and activists have shaped the narrative of a vibrant Black Chicago. Here are three Black activists and organizations carrying the legacy of Black Chicago forward.
Young, Black & Lit aims to empower young readers with books featuring Black characters
A local non-profit organization is working to encourage kids to read more through their free “LIT” programs that provide books highlighting Black characters.
Young, Black & Lit encourages youth to read books, find channels of self-empowerment
Krenice Roseman and Derrick Ramsey talk about the mission of Young, Black & Lit and the importance of showing youth the positive impact of reading.
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