While Rekia Boyd’s family’s search for justice from the Chicago Police Department has been stymied, Laquan McDonald’s family faces what could be a city-changing turning point.
The latest exhibition in the “Standard of Living” series explores economic shifts within various Chicago communities.
She bridges the divide between activists and corporate media.
Meet one of the mayor’s most consistent critics.
Honoring the late Edna Pardo, whose campaign for public schools and fair taxes lives on
After her 19-year-old daughter’s murder, Nortasha Stingley tries to figure what comes next.
March on Washington anniversary: A new generation of activists fights for change, from school cuts to Trayvon Martin.
Organizers of the Chicago contingent in the 1963 March on Washington say it’s time for another movement.
A conversation about the five-decade evolution of a Chicago street gang
Andy Thayer, Gay Liberation Network
Chicago Palestine Film Festival at Gene Siskel Film Center
The People Issue: Jamil Khoury, the artistic director and cofounder of Silk Road Rising
The artist/activist gets her first solo show, “Focus: Sharon Hayes,” at the Art Institute
Tonight at 7 PM, the artist group Upgrade! Chicago hosts a free talk by Patrick Lichty at the Nightingale (1084 N. Milwaukee).
Pete Seeger: Power of Song screens for free at the Empty Bottle on Sun 2/28 at 7 PM.