Chicago has produced some remarkable politicians over the decades. Amongst them are the first Black woman U.S. Senator, the third woman elected to the U.S. Congress, and the first woman mayor of a large U.S. city.
March is Women’s History Month, and WTTW is celebrating with programming that highlights the achievements women have made in politics, civil rights, art, literature, science, and more.
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Chicago is a city of firsts — everything from the first Ferris wheel to the first brownie and the world’s very first skyscraper. WTTW News explains.
Get inspired and learn about Black history through the work of artists and illustrators. The arts in general, and Black art in particular, can help children resist race-based negativity, giving them the strength, confidence and self-assurance that will help protect them from racial injustices for years to come.
Geoffrey Baer loves sharing the best of this beautiful city, so join him live March 6 for The Chicago River Tour to experience his classic view of Chicago. Public media requires public support, so please join us and do your part to keep WTTW strong!