'HistoryMakers' founder receives award

March 3, 2012 8:40:53 AM PST
The Chicago woman who founded The HistoryMakers was honored Saturday.

Julieanna Richardson received a Living Legacy Award at the annual Black History Luncheon of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History Chicago's chapter.

Richardson founded The Historymakers, which houses thousands of one-on-one interviews with well known and unsung African-Americans.