Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, alarm, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:

• About the Obama administration’s new rules targeting racial segregation? (This Washington Post story recounts segregation’s persistent grip on Chicago in particular.) Steve Bogira

• About the rape of Jackie Fuchs (aka Runaways bassist Jackie Fox) by the band’s producer, Kim Fowley, which happened at a postshow party when she was 16 years old? Philip Montoro

• About the decline of community policing in Chicago at a time when tensions are high? Mick Dumke

• That Jeb Bush thinks you should work more? Drew Hunt

• That a recent study indicated metalheads grow up better adjusted and happier than other music listeners? Tyler Daswick

• About how Bernie Sanders helped play a role in the Northeast punk scene? Tanner Howard

• About the wild world of NBA free agency? Drew Hunt