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Students at Betty Shabazz International Charter Schools hone their music skills.

Students at Betty Shabazz International Charter Schools hone their music skills.

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Betty Shabazz Academy Featured in WCIU’s Black History Month Special

Encore Airing This Sunday; Guest Instructor Illi Williams Among Those Profiled

Betty Shabazz Academy (BSA), a campus of Betty Shabazz International Charter Schools, hosted the taping of “Creating History,” a Black History Month special from WCIU-TV “The U.” The 30-minute special features six local community activists who are working to create meaningful change. It premiered on WCIU-TV at the start of February. The final encore broadcast is scheduled on The U on Sunday, February 24, at 12:30 p.m. The special is hosted by Jordan Cornette and Felicia Lawrence. Among those showcased is BSA guest instructor Illi D. Williams, a native Chicago rapper.