Weed is legal in Illinois, but expunging records and freeing prisoners remains complicated.
Advocates say the adult-use cannabis legislation doesn’t go far enough to help diverse entrepreneurs enter the budding market.
If recreational cannabis is legalized, how will Illinois reengage the formerly incarcerated and make amends to communities of color?
Stops on the Underground Railroad, an urban cheese factory, and an eye-popping Hindu temple are among Crystal Dyer’s road-trip recommendations.
Mayoral resignations are rare in Chicago. That hasn’t deterred protesters and politicians looking to change the course of history.
The Mount Prospect-based startup makes sleek key organizers designed to cut down on pocket bulk.
Chicago vacation rentals—including ones listed on the popular home-share site—regularly flout city licensing rules. Several aldermen want that to change.
Activists called for more community input and an end to police brutality.
BlackInTech panel gives advice, tips for Chicago techies of color.
Less than 1 percent of venture-backed tech firms are run by minorities. These four black “tech-preneurs” want that to change.