The Newberry Library and community organizations are holding a year of conversations to reckon with the deadly race riots of 1919.
Also, Chicago could see “record” Thanksgiving traffic next week.
When Englewood gang members convene for a week in August to compete in the Battle of the Blocks basketball tournament, residents report a marked drop in violence in the neighborhood. Why aren’t there more programs like it?
It took statewide decriminalization to get Chicago cops to stop arresting mostly black Chicagoans for possession of small amounts of weed.
Don’t believe the hype: Black lives still don’t matter to the president-elect.
Attendees at an election night party in the South Loop react to Hillary Clinton’s string of victories.
Also, the Chicago Tribune endorses Mike Madigan’s primary challenger, and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces its Navy Pier expansion.
Lathrop Homes has long been one of CHA’s most diverse and successful properties. But today it’s a shell of its former self.
“By one means or another, our schools will be integrated,” federal judge Julius Hoffman said of Chicago schools in 1962. It was wishful thinking.
Brian Jackson/Sun-Times Chicago schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett, addressing the Chicago Urban League in November. “We need to acknowledge that the community simply does not trust what we say or what we do,” Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett said in November. This was during a speech to the Chicago Urban League, three weeks after Rahm […]
Can Alexi Giannoulias shake off the problems plaguing his family’s bank to win Obama’s old Senate seat?
Only one candidate showed up for the Chicago Urban League’s Third Ward forum Tuesday night. Alderman Dorothy Tillman sent a “surrogate.”