Fashion program works to keep local designers in Chicago

By Kristen Vake Six Chicago-based designers work from the 11th floor of the historic Marshall Field building (now Macy’s) on State Street. They are part of the Chicago Fashion Incubator (CFI) program which was formed in 2007. Former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley believed in the importance of fashion to the local economy and he […]

DuSable guide is on fire for his heritage

by Yingxu Jane Hao Amani Edward Conley began his journey with black history as a seventh grader and has never looked back. He now works as the manager of the education department for the DuSable Museum of African American History — co-founded in 1961 by teacher and art historian Margaret Burroughs. Conley started at DuSable […]