In a new report, activists say ICE systematically retaliates against them for their work, despite the agency’s denials. Advocates want the Biden administration to officially forbid the practice.
Race, Class & Communities
The Race, Class & Communities Desk seeks to provide enterprise reporting on broad themes and trends related to race and income in the Chicago metropolitan area and to provide beat coverage of topical issues including housing, immigration, work/opportunity and demographics.
Could a natural gas pipeline project displace the last community of African American farmers in Illinois?
Education innovator says ‘hacking’ the western education system is the only hope for transforming schools
The For the People Act would protect against voter suppression and eliminate barriers to casting a ballot.
Sources said the UIUC campus church’s culture, structure and charismatic leader were among the reasons why so many stories of sexual abuse remained hidden for so long.
Illinois has $2 billion in rental assistance available, but lawyers say just 19% of applicants have received any state money.
“We strongly believe that the Chicago race riot serves as the origin story for the two Chicagos: one of people of color, one white,” said Franklin Cosey-Gay.
Chicago’s new ‘Strategic Plan for Transportation’ aims to equitably transform mobility and access in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic drove overdose deaths to record numbers last year.
A national teachers campaign argues that Black history curriculum in schools will stop the school-to-prison pipeline.