Advocates say women who are victims of police brutality are often overlooked.
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.
Chicago lenders have invested more in a single white neighborhood than all Black neighborhoods combined.
Writer Imani Perry talks about how the phrase “I Can’t Breathe” came to define a movement in her latest book
Some groups are creating more informal networks as protests pop up, with many attendees who’ve never protested before.
‘We’re Here To Pray For Peace’: Faith Organizations March In Bronzeville To Protest George Floyd Killing
“The church ain’t the church if you stay quiet,” said Pastor Chris Harris. “… You’ve got to come out of your four walls and get in the community.”
Protests around the world sparked by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis are not singular in nature and have not happened in a vacuum.
Prosecutors are now charging Derek Chauvin with second-degree murder, and also filed charges against three other officers.
I always wondered why the city’s mostly white neighborhoods looked so different than its black neighborhoods. Then I studied 168,859 home loans.