No census has been perfect. COVID-19, Trump officials’ interference and the Census Bureau’s new privacy protections have raised concerns about the reliability of demographic data from the 2020 count.
Many have become homeless despite federally-funded programs, and 60,000 Illinois households are behind on rent and could face eviction.
The CDC’s new, more limited eviction moratorium may help it survive legal challenges. President Biden is pushing states to quickly distribute federal aid to the millions of renters who need it.
In a new report, activists say ICE systematically retaliates against them for their work, despite the agency’s denials. Advocates want the Biden administration to officially forbid the practice.
Could a natural gas pipeline project displace the last community of African American farmers in Illinois?
Education innovator says “hacking” the western education system is the only hope for transforming schools.
The For the People Act would protect against voter suppression and eliminate barriers to casting a ballot.
Sources said the UIUC campus church’s culture, structure and charismatic leader were among the reasons why so many stories of sexual abuse remained hidden for so long.
Illinois has $2 billion in rental assistance available, but lawyers say just 19% of applicants have received any state money.
“We strongly believe that the Chicago race riot serves as the origin story for the two Chicagos: one of people of color, one white,” said Franklin Cosey-Gay.