Chicago State University

Professor Houston Recognized on NBC 5 as a Black History Legend

Black History Lives at CSU

Chicago State University has a history of producing educators for nearly 150 years.  Honored this month as a Black History maker, one of our very own alumna, Prof. Christine Houston teaches writing and media arts in the  College of Arts and Sciences.  Prof. Houston was the first African-American woman in Hollywood to create her own television show, 227.  Prof. Houston has led a storied life and endured an extraordinary career. She continues her legacy by continuing to write new works and instilling knowledge into new writers. Christine Houston is not just a pioneer; she is a living legend as her NBC 5 news profile for Black History Month explains.