Chicago is really bad at fairly slicing the economic development pie.
An exhibit at the Westside Center for Justice demonstrates how little things have changed when it comes to racism and the surveillance state.
This week Zeshan B celebrates his debut solo album, Vetted, which blends Indo-Pakistani music and American soul.
Documentary photographer Danny Lyon’s The Bikeriders revs up for a long-overdue reissue.
In I’ll Take You There, Tribune critic Greg Kot tracks the Staple Singers’ march toward freedom.
To better help the urban poor, government must address not just their deprivation but also their segregation.
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.
Organizers of the Chicago contingent in the 1963 March on Washington say it’s time for another movement.
In Lee Daniels’s The Butler, painful social realities collide with delirious fantasy.
With the help of illustrator Nate Powell, a civil rights legends’s memoirs become a striking graphic novel.
A conversation about the five-decade evolution of a Chicago street gang
The city that licked Martin Luther King Jr.
Post-MLK Day blogging: consecrated ground
Seth McClellan’s The New Battle: The Chicago Freedom Movement airs tonight on WTTW.
A look back at MLK’s time in Chicago, using the Chicago Tribune editorial page time machine.