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Diversity Wins The Night As 'Moonlight' Takes Best Picture At 2017 Oscars

In a startling end-of-night gaffe, "Moonlight" won Best Picture after an incorrect announcement The 89th Academy Awards airs Sunday.
February 27, 2017

Curious City

Where Do Chicago’s Homeless Go In The Winter?

Coffee shops, hospital waiting rooms and train cars are a few of the places Chicago’s homeless go to escape the cold.
February 26, 2017

WBEZ Presents

Black Homeownership: The Promise and The Pitfalls

Buying a home is part of the American dream, but African-Americans face extra risks, as WBEZ's Natalie Moore learned firsthand.
February 24, 2017

WBEZ News

Chicagoans Rally To Support Trans Rights

Hundreds of people rallied in the Boystown Saturday afternoon to protest actions this week by the Trump administration, which removed pro...
February 26, 2017

NPR

Driver Plows Into Mardi Gras Crowd, Injures 28

An apparent drunk driver careened into spectators at one of Mardi Gras' biggest parades Saturday. "We are grateful that none of the injur...
February 26, 2017

WBEZ News

Civil Rights Investigation Into Cicero Schools Not Its First

The feds are looking into claims that Cicero’s bilingual students face discrimination. The district has long faced such complaints.
February 24, 2017

WBEZ News

Experts: Promotion of Cop With 90 Complaints Raises ‘Red Flags’

Experts appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to study police accountability are questioning the promotion of a cop with a long complaint history.
February 23, 2017

Nerdette

Popular vs. Cool With Derek Thompson

Senior Editor of The Atlantic, Derek Thompson, explains why some paintings are so unbelievably famous when other, similar paintings are not.
February 24, 2017

NPR

White House Spokesman Predicts More Federal Action Against Marijuana

Press secretary Sean Spicer's comments on Thursday came as a poll indicated a majority of Americans support legalizing marijuana.
February 24, 2017

WBEZ News

Chicago Schools Take A Stand On Immigration Enforcement

CPS' officials have urged principals to keep immigration agents outside and avoid sharing student records with the agents.
February 23, 2017

WBEZ News

CPS Relents, Returns $15 Million To Poorest Chicago Schools

CPS reversed course Friday, saying it will restore $15 million in mid-year budget cuts to schools with high numbers of poor students.
February 24, 2017

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