“Chicago is a great example of how structurally racist policies can lead to structurally racist outcomes, and this is a piece of an attempt to confront that,” one official said.
Billboards that read: “Abortion Is Healthcare. It’s Covered By Illinois Medicaid” will appear in Chicago’s suburbs, Peoria and Champaign.
Before he played the Black Panther on the big screen, Chadwick Boseman wrote a play produced in Chicago.
WBEZ spoke with the relatives of 50 Chicago COVID-19 victims to understand the systemic conditions behind the pandemic’s disproportionate impact.
WBEZ spent months speaking to Chicagoans who lost relatives to COVID-19 — their stories illuminate the conditions that led to the pandemic’s starkly disproportionate impact.
Cabrini residents came together following the shooting death of a child this summer, just as they did after a similar tragedy in the ‘90s.
With the rule change, local governments can now simply say that they have a fair housing plan — without showing it or proving it.
Black Americans are forever reminded of their complicated relationship to the U.S. They know this country often doesn’t love them back.
The Chicagoland Opportunity Zones Consortium has formed. It’s a partnership with lenders, foundations and government.
Block club members and residents in black neighborhoods may not trust the police, but they work with them because of public safety concerns.