In “Roots, Branches: Ancestor(s) Stones,” Monica Brown traces ancestral legacies.
After a plumbing flood at the aging Logan Correctional Center, three women organized one of the first successful hunger strikes in an Illinois women’s prison in years.
A double-digit entrance fee at a Rogers Park pride festival violated city rules—and left many in the queer community feeling exploited and excluded.
The group is reexamining food distribution through a racial equity lens while fighting for long-term systemic change.
As Illinois prisons accelerated releases during the pandemic, many were forced into crowded, unmonitored residential reentry centers across Cook County.
The Columbia College graduate has been held in Myanmar to the detriment of free speech everywhere.
An interfaith demand for justice in Palestine and Israel
The group rejected the mainstream gay rights movement and kept alive the spirit of radical LGBTQ+ activism.
After a much-delayed name change of the neighborhood, there is still work to be done.
Activists say Illinois’s law that makes it illegal to expose others to HIV is racist and homophobic. Now they’re close to changing it.
Uptown residents say plans to sell the lot hint that the operator of Weiss Memorial, which houses an important center for transgender care, could shutter the hospital.
On losing a loved one at the Thompson Center
One McDonald’s chain in Chicago received half a million dollars in forgivable federal loans. Then came complaints of COVID-19 safety failures and a deadly outbreak.
Three stories from the front lines of the 2020 protests, when the bridges went up and the statues came down
The Pritzker Museum highlights Bill Mauldin’s 50-year fight with injustice.