Chicago has quietly expanded the surveillance technology’s footprint—but it’s still disproportionately listening to Black and Brown communities.
Hundreds of Chicagoans demonstrated downtown after a leaked draft of a SCOTUS draft decision threatened abortion rights.
Nearly half of Chicago police employees applied for exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccine.
Tips on obtaining an abortion and supporting abortion access in a post-Roe vs Wade world
Photos from the Reader editorial union’s rally on April 21, 2022.
In the past, politicians have co-opted progressive language from organizers in the Black liberation movement for their campaigns, hoping to win the Black vote.
Staffers picketed Reader co-owner Leonard C. Goodman’s Lakeview home in support of the city’s oldest free alt-weekly.
Reader co-owner Leonard C. Goodman has reportedly dropped his opposition to the newspaper’s transition to a full nonprofit.
Notes from a recent public safety meeting in Pilsen that turned contentious.
State senator Celina Villanueva faces a primary challenge from Byron Sigcho-Lopez’s chief of staff.
La senadora estatal Celina Villanueva se enfrenta a un desafío en las elecciones primarias por parte del jefe de personal de Byron Sigcho-López.
Four Chicagoans describe what it’s like to seek shelter on the CTA.
Baristas in Chicago are joining a union drive that’s sweeping Starbucks nationwide.
Bernina Mata’s attorneys say prosecutors used homophobic rhetoric to secure a death sentence in 1999. Now they’re asking the governor to set her free.
The deaths once again bring an epidemic of violence against the community close to home.