Results related to “chicago”
by Carla Murphy on October 2 2014, 12:58PM
Burge, 66, will be released to a halfway house in Tampa, Florida.
by Julianne Hing on August 14 2014, 7:00AM
What does it mean to be young and Palestinian and American in this moment in history?
by Jamilah King on June 25 2014, 12:20PM
The reality TV star’s demise shows the barriers that black Americans face when trying to seek help for mental illnesses.
by Julianne Hing on May 27 2014, 7:20AM
Mass school closures in Chicago, Newark and New Orleans create inequity, civil rights groups argue.
Topics: Schools & Youth
by Julianne Hing on April 28 2014, 4:46PM
Namely, more white students at top public high schools.
by Jamilah King on April 17 2014, 10:02AM
It’s an initiative that they say will create 20,000 jobs for young people in the city.
by Jamilah King on March 20 2014, 1:38PM
This will definitely put you in a good mood.
by Julianne Hing on December 4 2013, 7:00AM
A new coalition wants to hold on to one last neighborhood high school in Chicago’s historically black Bronzeville neighborhood.
Topics: Schools & Youth
by Jamilah King on November 22 2013, 1:36PM
Darryl Holliday and E.N. Rodriguez teamed up to produce a comic for the Chicago Reader that traces the real-life ordeal of Nortasha Stingley, who’ 19-year-old daughter Marissa was shot and killed earlier this year.
by Von Diaz on September 13 2013, 11:00AM
Paraíso highlights Mexican immigrants who risk their lives as Chicago window washers.
by Jamilah King on July 29 2013, 10:26AM
The Atlantic’s In Focus blog is doing a great photo series on America in the early 1970’s. Last week they took a look at documentary photographer John H. White, who went on to win the Pulitzer Prize for Photojournalism in…
by Julianne Hing on May 21 2013, 3:31PM
Nine-year-old Asean Johnson may need to stand up on a chair to be seen above the podium from which he speaks, but he holds in him a wisdom and fire well beyond his years. Watch him address the crowds that…
by Julianne Hing on April 25 2013, 1:18PM
Chicago students join parents, lawmakers and educators around the country fed up with punitive testing regimes.
by Jorge Rivas on March 22 2013, 11:11AM
Student advocates say the schools closures will disproportionately affect students of color and endanger the lives of those who may have to cross gang boundaries to attend school.
by Jorge Rivas on March 15 2013, 1:31PM
On Wednesday, close to a year after her death, the Chicago City Council approved a $4.5 million settlement for Boyd’s family.
by Jamilah King on March 14 2013, 10:18AM
Jonylah Watkins was shot multiple times.
by Jamilah King on February 20 2013, 10:43AM
Critics are asking why the president sees family structure as the gun problem in Chicago, but not in Newton.