The initiative aims to pump $750 million into 10 Chicago neighborhoods, but critics say little development has happened so far.
Race, Class & Communities
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The guidelines call for preserving the façade while including affordable housing, green infrastructure, open space and public art.
A new Near South Side school won’t harm neighboring schools, officials say. Not everyone is convinced.
In a confidential memo last year, top CPS officials said a new high school would undermine nearby historically Black schools.
The tech giant will likely add several thousand jobs to its local workforce. Is Chicago ready?
Former members say Covenant Fellowship Church has reneged on its vows to investigate allegations of sexual and spiritual abuse.
My mother and grandmother were somehow able to reconcile their resistance to colonialism with their love of Queen Elizabeth II.
Chicago’s largest refugee resettlement organization is managing an influx of refugees from Ukraine and Afghanistan.
For years, R. Kelly’s music has been a staple at Black family gatherings, graduations and weddings. Should he be erased from the R&B canon?
Color of Change leader Rashad Robinson says the plan aims to stop Big Tech from chasing profits over racial equity.
As Riot Fest crews set up in Douglass Park, Little Village, Lawndale residents keep pushing for music festival to leave
The three-day music festival starts Friday. Some West Side leaders say it is detrimental to the health of the nearby communities.