Rare notes from Ted Sorenson’s 1994 conversations with his friend Nelson Mandela were given to the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies.
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Theaster Gates couldn’t be prouder of the $6.5 million salvaging of the 95-year-old architectural gem.
The 2-year-old nonprofit Chicago Beyond has started the “Leadership Venture” program, which will focus on helping children with incarcerated parents.
Congratulations poured in after Chance the Rapper proposed to longtime girlfriend Kirsten Corley Wednesday, with Corley flashing a huge diamond ring.
In Illinois alone, over $5 billion a year in federal funding for programs like Medicaid, SNAP, CHIP and foster/child care, is based on Census data.
“At the end of the day, the violence we’re seeing is a public health issue. Inequity and lack of opportunity are also at the root,” Helene Gayle said.
On Saturday, black firefighters from across Chicago will attend a ribbon-cutting at their new clubhouse, 8404 S. Kedzie, in the Ashburn neighborhood.
CHICAGO CHRONICLES: On Sunday, Cardinal Blase Cupich celebrates Mass at St. Agatha, the West Side church where he said his first Sunday Mass in 2014.
The groundswell of opposition that forced the administration’s family separation reversal must now focus on its zero tolerance policy.
By the end of 2014, the world was facing the largest number of forcibly displaced people globally since World War II — more than 60 million.
Parkland and Chicago teens have forged lasting friendships. “It’s no longer just a Chicago, Parkland or Texas thing. It’s one movement.”
The new exhibit running through July features Chicago muralist Milton Reed and photographer Annie Smith-Stubenfield, among other artists.
“Before I got into this program, I didn’t have the same mindset I do now,” said Keavon Cooper, who works at Wendy’s. He plans to work in construction.
A Kennedy High School senior has joined an elite league of graduating seniors nationwide boasting college scholarship offers exceeding $1 million.