The group rejected the mainstream gay rights movement and kept alive the spirit of radical LGBTQ+ activism.
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?
In 1999, a grand jury heard ample testimony implicating Anthony Porter in a double homicide. A month later, a different grand jury heard a sliver of evidence suggesting that Alstory Simon committed the same crime. So why was Simon indicted?
Sasha Go Hard keeps the mixtapes coming, Fig Dish reissue their debut, and more
More live music options for busy Chicago weekend
The latest Daley to run for office attracts the interest—and checks—of many of the city’s powerful
The Chicago Motion Graphics Festival showcases technological art with screenings, performances, workshops and parties, Sept Wednesday-Sunday at multiple venues.
Who should be responsible for handling the cases prisoners tortured under Jon Burge–attorney general Lisa Madigan or state’s attorney Anita Alvarez?
Former state’s attorney Richard Devine hasn’t been offered a job defending Rod Blagojevich, but what about the job he might have done prosecuting him?
Democratic state’s attorney candidate Anita Alvarez has raised more than six times as much money as Republican Tony Peraica.
Democratic state’s attorney nominee Anita Alvarez says her superiors in the prosecutor’s office didn’t do enough to go after Jon Burge.
Cook County state’s attorney candidates Anita Alvarez and Tony Peraica are polar opposites down to their fund-raising abilities.
He’s got plenty of experience and he’s beholden to no one. Why doesn’t anyone take Tommy Brewer seriously?