One year after the pandemic hit, the city’s Black neighborhoods remain the hardest hit by job loss and its fallout.
Esther Yoon-Ji Kang
“Our community is horrified — there’s a lot of fear, anger, just appalled at what’s happened,” said Inhe Choi, of the HANA Center.
The project’s advisory committee holds its first public webinar on Thursday and seeks partners to host talks about the city’s monuments.
Chicago groups are leading bystander intervention trainings to teach people ways to help, like creating a distraction when someone is being harassed.
“There was something about honoring the humanity of the generation prior to us, about seeing them as the full human beings that they are.”
Business for Instacart and other app-based services is thriving, but the people shopping for your groceries are hustling to get by.
Advocacy groups will push for laws that expand retirement savings, property tax relief and health insurance coverage for seniors of color.
Illinois lost almost 2% of its residents from 2010 to 2020. West Virginia was the only state to see a higher rate of population loss.
Many eateries welcomed the return of indoor diners over the weekend, but others hesitated, citing the spread of a more contagious coronavirus variant.
“We throw old history away,” said Lionel Kimble Jr., “because it doesn’t make Americans feel good about the atrocities that we’ve done.”