Extras

Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis AfriCOBRA

DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

AfriCOBRA

AfriCOBRA members describe the artistic philosophy of the group.

AfriCOBRA

Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Advertising Black Pride

DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

Advertising Black Pride

Tom Burrell is credited with revolutionizing the image of African Americans in television.

Advertising Black Pride

Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Black Panthers

DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

Black Panthers

The story behind the killing of Black Panther leader Fred Hampton.

Black Panthers

Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Black Theater

DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

Black Theater

Meet four of Chicago's most celebrated African-American theater stage artists.

Black Theater

Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Carol Moseley-Braun

DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

Carol Moseley-Braun

Carol Moseley-Braun remembers Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.

Carol Moseley-Braun

Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Lorraine Hansberry

DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

Lorraine Hansberry

The true story behind Lorraine Hansberry's play "A Raisin in the Sun."

Lorraine Hansberry

Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Jerry Butler: Barack Obama

DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

Jerry Butler: Barack Obama

Jerry Butler says that Barack Obama, the man, should not be thought of as a movement.

Jerry Butler: Barack Obama

Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Chaka Kahn: The Band Rufus

DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

Chaka Kahn: The Band Rufus

Chaka Kahn talks about her early days performing and joining the Chicago band, Rufus.

Chaka Kahn: The Band Rufus

Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis J. Ivy: Dr. King

DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

J. Ivy: Dr. King

Hip Hop poet J. Ivy was inspired by the eloquence of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

J. Ivy: Dr. King

Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Chaka Kahn: Fred Hampton

DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

Chaka Kahn: Fred Hampton

Chaka Kahn recalls befriending Fred Hampton and participation in the Black Power movement.

Chaka Kahn: Fred Hampton

Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Legendary DJ Frankie Knuckles

DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

Legendary DJ Frankie Knuckles

Legendary DJ Frankie Knuckles tells the history of The Warehouse.

Legendary DJ Frankie Knuckles

Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Jerry Butler: Civil Rights

DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

Jerry Butler: Civil Rights

Jerry Butler explains why musicians got involved in the civil rights movement.

Jerry Butler: Civil Rights

Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Did the blues change in Chicago?

DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

Did the blues change in Chicago?

Soul singer Jerry Butler weighs in on the question, "Did the blues change in Chicago?"

Did the blues change in Chicago?

Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Chaka Kahn: Stevie Wonder

DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

Chaka Kahn: Stevie Wonder

Chaka Kahn recalls requesting a "different" song from Stevie Wonder.

Chaka Kahn: Stevie Wonder

Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Adam Green: Bronzeville

DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

Adam Green: Bronzeville

Adam Green explains why residents remember Bronzeville with pride and deep fondness.

Adam Green: Bronzeville

Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Lalah Hathaway: Soul Music

DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

Lalah Hathaway: Soul Music

Lalah Hathaway, daughter of singer Donny Hathaway, talks about Chicago style soul music.

Lalah Hathaway: Soul Music

Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Chaka Kahn

DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

Chaka Kahn

Chaka Kahn talks about performing with her first musical group, The Crystalettes.

Chaka Kahn

Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Carol Moseley-Braun: Fred Hampton

DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

Carol Moseley-Braun: Fred Hampton

Carol Moseley-Braun describes getting to know Fred Hampton during their college years.

Carol Moseley-Braun: Fred Hampton

Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Carol Moseley-Braun: Slavery

DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

Carol Moseley-Braun: Slavery

Carol Moseley-Braun tells how Dr. Richard Eells helped a runaway slaves escape.

Carol Moseley-Braun: Slavery

Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Before Jazz was Ragtime

DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

Before Jazz was Ragtime

Reginald Robinson, ragtime pianist, plays "Heliotrope Bouquet."

Before Jazz was Ragtime

Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis King brought change to Chicago

DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

King brought change to Chicago

Lerone Bennett, talks about how Dr. King's tactics to confront northern racism.

King brought change to Chicago

Video thumbnail: DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis Bessie Coleman

DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

Bessie Coleman

Pioneering aviatrix Bessie Coleman becomes the first African American pilot.

Bessie Coleman