With several projects in the works, big and small, from north to south, Chicago may finally reach its co-op potential.
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.
The push for progress following the Black Lives Matter movement of 2020 included unreasonable expectations of executives.
“It just seems incongruous … I’m having to fight for the basics of life when this organization wants to help people rise out of poverty,” said one employee.
Labor researcher Alison Dickson dives into how the Kroger-Albertsons merger could hurt local grocery store workers.
Listen to a sonic ofrenda from our sister station Vocalo.
Lawsuits filed against hair care companies alleged that widely used Black hair products are linked to cancer.
A new state law that reduced the number of voting precincts means fewer bilingual ballots and election judges across six languages.
According to Chicago’s Public Health Department, the number of HIV diagnoses reported in 2020 was the lowest total since 1987. But advocates say the data is also skewed.
Companies have terminated lucrative contracts with the controversial artist in recent weeks. Why has Ye paid no price for his denigration of Black people?
This Halloween feels different from the pandemic holidays of the last two years, and some traditions are forming.