The Metropolitan Planning Council unveils a strategic response to its own “cost of segregation” report
Coach George Ireland’s team was the first to have more than two black starters.
Galvanized by protests against an affordable housing proposal, Jefferson Park residents are looking to leverage their nascent organization for further community uplift.
Politics killed this pro-integration program before it had a chance to succeed.
Why are we so terrified of a 70-year-old publicity stunt?
A new film project tries to capture the life of physician and activist Quentin Young.
Organizers of the Chicago contingent in the 1963 March on Washington say it’s time for another movement.
When Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I Have a Dream” speech in 1963, most blacks here were living in poor, segregated neighborhoods. They still are.
In 1963, the Loyola Ramblers struck a blow for integration, while the Chicago Public Schools were preserving segregation.
In Hope Meadows, a common purpose for residents—caring for each other—leads to real integration
Daily personal choices can help move us toward integration
In a city with a sordid history of segregation, there are beacons of light and reasons to be thankful
It’s never politically expedient for a president to fight segregation
Eighty-six-year-old Geneva Banks talks about her life in the segregated south and the segregated north
There’s great potential for diverse schools in Cook County