The narrative that young and previously healthy Americans are the “new” pandemic patients is an erasure of Latino victims.
The balikbayan tradition involves sending clothes, chocolate, toys, and even cleaning supplies.
In 2006, Linda Lutton and Catrin Einhorn explored the town’s busy season and spoke with the workers who pack the pumpkin, most of whom come from the tiny Mexican town of La Soledad.
The Brown Girls cocreator examines the effects of her own family’s trauma.
Newcomers from five countries discuss the differences between eating here and in their homelands, where they dine out and shop for ingredients, what kinds of adaptations they’ve had to make, and which American foods they’re learning to love.
“But American food? I love it! I like burgers, fries, chicken fingers, and cheese sticks,” Anna Tsymbaliuk says.
“She likes them, I don’t.”
“If I write it down that would be American food,” Francine Maombi says.
Chicago wouldn’t be Chicago if it hadn’t been a refuge.
Laura Mendoza, 28, worries about what her immigration status means under President Donald Trump.
From demands for an eight-hour workday to the fight for immigrants’ rights, Chicago has played a key role in May Day’s storied history.
Lathrop Homes has long been one of CHA’s most diverse and successful properties. But today it’s a shell of its former self.
Cristina Henríquez crafts a powerhouse pair of immigrant oral histories in her novel The Book of Unknown Americans.
March on Washington anniversary: A new generation of activists fights for change, from school cuts to Trayvon Martin.
Lincoln Square’s Rainbow Cuisine recalls the glory days of authentic Thai food.