CTVN Remembers Harold Washington

by Asiah White With Black History Month coming to an end, CTVN remembers one of the most influential voices here in Chicago: Harold Washington. Harold Washington was the first black mayor of Chicago and during his campaign CTVN was able to capture some memorable moments toward the end of his Read more…

Students Examine Modern-Day Slavery

By Asiah White, CTVN Community TV Network has been addressing issues of oppression for more than 40 years. In honor of the Black History Month, check out the “What is Freedom” public service announcement from October, 2012 produced in CTVN’s video program at Prologue Early College. Slavery was abolished in Read more…

From Generation to Generation

CCA students explore the issue of generational differences and the generation of their teachers and parents, while asking important questions about the legacy of the civil rights movement. the video also explores the history of Chicago’s neighborhood of north Lawndale, from the civil rights movement and the riots in the Read more…

Hard Cover: Day of the Dead

First episode in a series celebrating Hard Cover’s 25 year legacy of documenting the people’s history. This video re-releases “Day of the Dead”, produced in 1999, that tells the story, through the testimonials of youth, artist and Pilsen residents of this Mexican holiday and its roots in the community. Be Read more…

Hard Cover Trailer: Kuumba Lynx

Kuumba Lynx (KL) is an Arts and Education Organization founded in 1996 by three women, J. Villegas, L. Garcia, & J. Bullie. Their mission is working to provide access to programs that preserve, promote and present urban arts & culture. KL seeks to empower youth and their communities by employing Read more…