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2 Chicago graffiti artists create an all-female ‘space of our own’ in Little Village

In a male-dominated graffiti scene, artists Bel and Phina’s all-female graffiti-painting events have created a maze of murals in the alleys in the shadows of the Cook County Jail.

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Chicago police bracing for weekend protests following Kenosha unrest

Chicago Police Supt. David Brown said police "are hoping for peaceful protests but are preparing if agitators come in." 

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Una organización ofrece servicios legales de inmigración gratuitos por internet

‘Inmigrantes Como Nosotros’ dice que hace "el 90% del trabajo que hacen los abogados" y no cobra por nada.

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Nonprofit provides free online legal services on immigration issues

Immigrants Like Us says it will do "90% of work that lawyers do" — and won’t charge for anything. Co-founder Jonathan Petts said he wants to make immigration as accessible as possible.

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University of Illinois Hospital nurses OK strike over patient loads

About 1,000 nurses voted Wednesday to authorize a strike.

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Muralista de Chicago, Miguel del Real, se inspira en el arte nativoamericano, el arte mexicano y la caligrafía

El muralista y grafitero de 35 años llama a su trabajo "un buffet de lo que estuve expuesto" en su infancia y adolescencia en La Villita y Pilsen.

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Trees: What to do after the storm hits

Chicagoans saw their trees uprooted, split in half, falling onto cars and houses. We gathered some information on what to do afterwards.

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Outdoor Afro seeks ‘Black joy’ by finding sanctuary — and solace — in nature

"When people start to see themselves reflected outside, they feel more comfortable," said one of the organization’s Chicago leaders, Christine Meissner. "We’re creating a network like a family."

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Chicago muralist Miguel Del Real draws on Native American, Mexican art, calligraphy

He works in spray paint — influenced by the graffiti he’d walk past every day growing up in Little Village, though he says he shunned the gangs behind them.

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Nueva exposición del Field Museum evita los estereotipos de los indígenas y muestra que ‘los nativos americanos siguen aquí’

La exhibición coloca artefactos históricos de la tribu Crow junto con arte de su cultura contemporánea.