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For Beverly, integration's no accident
Mar. 26, 2014
How a planning association took on racial fears and realtor lawsuits, and eventually prevailed in integrating its corner of Chicago.
NU doc finds link between booze and bullets
Sep. 19, 2013
The doctor has wondered about the relationship between liquor stores and gun violence for decades.
Seniors in CHA: We live with mice, mold, bedbugs
Aug. 7, 2013
Residents and activists gathered outside the Chicago Housing Authority headquarters to protest poor management.
Artist Theaster Gates may get his work on the CTA Red Line
Jul. 14, 2013
The agency wants the award-winning Chicago artist to create two pieces at 95th Street.
City tackles crime with demolitions
Jun. 25, 2013
Chicago has knocked down more than 300 buildings it says were hubs for gang activity. Some neighbors feel safer, others worry about the future of their blocks.
Will Pullman ever be revitalized?
Jun. 18, 2013
The post-industrial neighborhood considers whether to market its history ... or start a Pullman 2.0.
How the Dan Ryan changed the South Side
Jun. 4, 2013
It’s almost difficult to imagine Chicago’s South Side without the highway line drawn through its midsection. Why did it land there, and did it create or just reinforce a racial divide?
Over 60 years, South Side woman watched church go from white to black
May. 31, 2013
Sunday morning may be one of the most segregated times in America. But in Chicago whom people choose to worship with also says a lot about race and housing. A longtime white churchgoer on the South Side knows that story better than most.
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