The Chicago region’s homes are under water and it is not due to the annual flooding from the Des Plaines River. A new analysis
from Zillow shows that Chicago ranks 2nd in the nation for the most homes that owe…
The appalling filth and environmental hazards in our schools are driven by decades of neglect, particularly in schools that serve Black and Brown children. But Chicago's working class communities of color have been dogged by generations of environmental racism, as well.
The City of Chicago and the Chicago Public Schools are targeting certain neighborhoods with police state tactics.
Last year, the Chicago Reader
and the Shriver Center
began investigating police assigned to work inside Chicago Public Schools. The news article and…
For people who thought the housing crisis was behind us, a drive through Englewood, North Lawndale or Austin will quickly dispel that rosy notion, as a recent investigative report in the Chicago Reader
These communities are among many in…
One thing is certain, however, that when mourners gathered around the family’s home shortly after the tragic shooting, they were greeted by an angry group of flag waving white men who shouted racial obscenities and told the mourners to get out of “their” community.