U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement is soliciting volunteers for classes on how it handles deportations in Chicago. But activists don’t trust the agency.
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.
New data on the latest round of PPP loans for small businesses show that big businesses benefited most from federal aid.
Sgt. Javier Esqueda was stripped of his police powers and placed on leave after releasing video of alleged police misconduct
Nursing Homes Are Linked To More Than 55% Of COVID-19 Deaths In Illinois. Should Residents Be Moved Out?
“If this were a fire or flood or hurricane, buildings and whole communities will be evacuated,” says a leader in a group pressing the governor to take emergency action.
The city’s Utility Billing Relief program is expected to help 20,000 households, but it doesn’t include renters.
The school provided pizza, water and snacks to hundreds of protesters that gathered downtown on May 30.
Black Americans are forever reminded of their complicated relationship to the U.S. They know this country often doesn’t love them back.
Last week, community members from the Asian American Christian Collaborative marched from Chinatown to Bridgeport to fight anti-Blackness.
Experts say the current fight over anti-lynching legislation reflects America’s racist history.
A group says Chicago should donate some of the thousands of empty lots it owns for affordable home construction on the South and West sides.