A self-contained shopping district, the stretch from South 111th to 115th Streets has been targeted by the city’s planning department for reinvention.
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.
Julita Bartolome was deported in 2019 to the Philippines during a wave of immigration crackdowns by the Trump administration.
A report finds that the more Black residents who live in a Chicago neighborhood, the less investment the area saw compared with predominantly white neighborhoods.
Overall, about one-third of Chicagoans 5 years and older speak a language other than English at home.
With several projects in the works, big and small, from north to south, Chicago may finally reach its co-op potential.
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.