Felicia Rose Chavez’s book challenges how educational institutions support people of color—and provides a blueprint to be better.
Current and former students, staff, and faculty at the top-ranked art school describe microaggressions, discrimination, and a failed anti-racism campaign.
The lessons learned in CPS go beyond what’s taught in the classroom.
A retrospective look at the weekly Black-led food distribution program outside Burke Elementary.
The Arts & Makers Community Business Academy is ramping up to launch its third cohort in September.
Schoolteachers need love too.
One day after our reporting, the department’s inspector general said it wants to close financial aid loopholes.
For some kids, the path to prison starts with just one bad day or one microaggression too far.
Unfortunately, the characters lack the depth to make that transformation visible.
A former student goes back to visit.
If the world can be saved, host Ricardo Gamboa believes it will be through open dialogue and dirty jokes.
Also, an audit shows that Chicago’s pension crisis has gotten worse but the city has more cash.
With Too Fly Not To Fly, educators Briana McLean and Desmond Owusu have created a learning tool that also captures the joy of black childhood in Chicago.
Also, many local “‘Dreamers” are facing a very tough decision if their parents are deported.
Also, Jesus “Chuy” Garcia suggests that Mayor Rahm Emanuel is using the sanctuary city issue to win Latino votes.