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Project overview

CHICAGO (WLS) -- "Black & Powerful" is a 10-part longform streaming series created by ABC7 Chicago.  The premise of the series is "seeing is believing," in hopes to inspire those young and young at heart to achieve their goals.  We sit down with leaders in the entertainment, sports, education, arts and more!   Each individual sharing their personal journey that led them to becoming the person they are today.
 

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Black and Powerful: Karen Freeman-Wilson

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Black and Powerful: Denise Gardner

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Black and Powerful: IL Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton

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Black & Powerful: Louis Carr, BET President of Media Sales

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Black & Powerful: Melissa Conyears-Ervin, Chicago Treasurer