Without access to lending, families are locked out of homeownership and the opportunity to build wealth.
Study shows how “even seemingly ‘successful’ families” are still living out the consequences of historically racist laws and policies.
“We need to put our foot down,” said Ald. Greg Mitchell, 7th Ward. “If we’re gonna do business with you, we need reciprocity.”
Chicago United for Equity calls $2.4 billion in subsidies for the developments “indefensible” given the pandemic and the city’s budget hole.
The pandemic is limiting in-person events, but Chicago groups are planning other ways to honor Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday.
Los vendedores temen que el plan de reurbanización los va a eliminar. Pero el concejal dice que hay lugar para todos en el Discount Mall de La Villita: “Target no va a vender un vestido de quinceañera”.
Three young Black activists reflect on how police treated mostly white pro-Trump extremists at the Capitol this week, and how that compares to their own experience.
Chicago’s volunteer-powered love fridge movement continuously stocks nearly two dozen brightly-painted refrigerators throughout the city.
In cell-phone images and words, high schoolers at Benito Juarez Community Academy reflect on their fears, losses and hope.
The clarity comes after the federal official in charge of vaccine distribution admitted a “planning error.“