Much of the essential workforce remains unprotected in the middle of a global pandemic.
How the pandemic took a toll on my mental health.
As developers reimagine Woodlawn, South Side residents consider how these changes might impact their neighbors.
Where Jay Z, Chicago, and gentrification intertwine "We don't go out, can't wish us away," sang Jamila Woods on "BALDWIN," a song from her album LEGACY! LEGACY! In a later line, she added, "Condo climbing high, now the block the block is erased."
They are the living embodiment of joy. In Soweto, a township in Johannesburg, South Africa, a group of animated young girls warmly receives visitors. The girls greet guests with jovial smiles and open hands. Once these ambassadors have each selected a friend from the visiting group, they lead a tour.
Policing in Chicago
A stock image of police officers. On their website, the Action Center for Race and the Economy wrote: "Chicago has borrowed $709M to pay for settlements including Chicago Police misconduct cases since 2010. This will cost taxpayers more than $1 billion in interest. Read their report at https://www.acrecampaigns.org/pbb."
Chicago awaits outcome in murder trial that became a symbol of systemic police violence
A "monster," not a "boy scout": How defense attorneys characterized Laquan McDonald during the Jason Van Dyke murder trial
"Think about a monster movie," said defense attorney Daniel Herbert, before referring to Laquan McDonald, the Black teenager who was shot 16 times by Officer Jason Van Dyke on October 20, 2014, as a "monster."
"Snip, snip h*e" - Dee Breezy, Vine
. Not only do Black Lives Matter, but Black hair matters too. At a time when representation has become a national conversation, especially following incidents like the KTVU coverage of Nia Wilson's murder, this statement becomes necessary.
Last February, Morehouse college alumnus Ayinde Cartman became the executive director of Real Men Charities (RMC), a non-profit organization on Chicago's South Side whose mission is to allow "detached males to become involved, responsible, and committed fathers for the good of all communities, families and youth,"