Children's Theatre Company honors Black History Month

February is Black History Month, and the Children's Theatre Company in Minneapolis is hoping it can open the door to larger conversations through the stories it brings to the stage. Ann Joseph-Douglas, the Director of Education for the Children's Theatre joined the Fox 9 Morning News to discuss their outreach efforts.

Black History Month: Focusing on pioneers

African Americans have lived in Minnesota since the late 1800s, and in the latter part of that century, some of them became the state's first black lawyers, doctors, and political officials. As part of Black History Month, FOX 9 dove more into who some of the early pioneers were.