Oprah Winfrey delivers the keynote address to Chicago high school graduates during a virtual celebration Sunday, June 14, 2020. (Chicago Mayor’s Office / Facebook)

During a virtual ceremony on Sunday, Oprah Winfrey told Chicago’s graduating high school seniors they are being called to “reckon with our country’s past and determine a more equitable future for black and brown people.”

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Oprah. Cubs. White Sox. Blackhawks. “Hamilton.” These are a few of the teams and celebrities who will help send off the class of 2020 during Chicago’s citywide virtual graduation this weekend.

Chasity Kasir, far right, and her Health Occupations Students of America teammates had the opportunity to see a live open heart surgery. (Photo courtesy Chasity Kasir)

Crane High School senior Chasity Kasir earned full ride to University of Chicago

The daughter of Indonesian immigrants, Chasity Kasir said the traits of hard work and respect were instilled in her from a young age. This weekend, she’ll graduate from Richard T. Crane Medical Preparatory High School at the top of her class.

Study Says 14 Percent Earn 4-Year Degrees

A new report updates the percentage of Chicago Public Schools' ninth-graders who will graduate from college by the time they turn 25.