CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago Academy for the Arts is preparing for a Black History Month performance. It's called the Black Excellence and Jubilation Show.
Students in a variety of art forms will perform.
"It's a celebration of Black history, a celebration of Black art, and a celebration of Black artists," said Markeise Russell, Assistant Principal.
The show is led by students.
"It means power, strength, community, everything that I think Black people and Black art embody," said student Arielle Wood
Money from ticket sales will benefit The Chicago Freedom School.