Chicago Academy for the Arts prepares for Black History Month performance

ByMichelle Corless WLS logo
Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Chicago Academy for the Arts to present Black Excellence and Jubilation Show
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Chicago Academy for the Arts is getting ready for a big showcase for Black History Month.

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.