Ruby Ferguson will be responsible for advancing Chicago’s “Food Equity Agenda” as its first-ever food equity policy lead.
Chicago’s inspector general finds the city’s process for designating banks to hold city deposits is uncoordinated and lax.
Some want Chinatown and surrounding neighborhoods to form Chicago’s first majority Asian American ward.
Experts say redlining housing policies have led to disproportionate heat-related illnesses and death.
There are about 35,000 Asian Americans in greater Chinatown. Advocates say that’s more than enough for a majority in a single Chicago ward.
As the Delta Variant looms over a return to classrooms this fall, the internet is not a luxury but a necessity.
As the school year ramps up, CSU’s athletic director explains what the next few months could look like for student athletes at the school.
Ali’s wife and three children left Illinois in June to visit relatives in Afghanistan. After the Taliban took over, he scrambled to help them find a way out.
Suicides rose among Black and Hispanic communities in Chicago during COVID-19. But rates were escalating before the pandemic struck.
A WBEZ analysis of census data shows racial and ethnic population swings in the city and suburbs and declining white population statewide.