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CBS 2 Celebrates Black History Month With 'History Makers'

CHICAGO (CBS) --February is Black History Month and CBS Chicago is proud to celebrate the culture, heritage, and history of the Black community -- and the empowering history that has yet to be made.

Artists, activists, community leaders and other visionaries are all making their own history in Chicago right now.

CBS 2 and CBSN Chicago on Wednesday night aired a Black History Month special, "History Makers." Watch it in full here:

Part I (above): Fellowship Baptist Church Pastor Rev. Reginald Sharpe, Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike, activist Jaquie Algee.

Part II:: Artist Jeffery Beckham, Chicago Multicultural Dance Center founder Homer Hans Bryant.

Part III: Activist Kwyn Townsend Riley.

Part IV: Terrance Wallace, founder of the InZone Project.

You can find more on these and other Black History Makers in Chicago here.

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