Several groups work with Chicago's homeless population; One Heart One Soul is a local group that runs programs to raise awareness on homelessness and other social issues. One of its programs, Unspoken Words: A Voice For Homeless Youth, had an eight-week stint at a shelter on Chicago's South Side.
The Forum--the storied, century-old Bronzeville hall where labor history, civil rights, jazz and even U.S. Communism intersected--is set to be demolished soon by the city, according to an alderman.On her ward's website, Ald.
In Brazil, collard greens are sautéed instead of boiled like they are in black America. Empanadas are similar to Jamaican meat patties. West African staples like okra are found in Southern American cuisine.
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Chicago’s municipal elections are under full swing, and there are all kinds of ideas about how a new mayor and City Council can improve life in neighborhoods. But some residents want more direct change through ballot initiatives.
Updated: 1:57pm: The founder of Chicago’s DuSable Museum of African-American History has died at the age of 93. Margaret Burroughs believed in public accessibility of art. Up until a month ago Burroughs went bowling every Friday night.