Natalie Y. Moore


Natalie Moore is the Race, Class and Communities Editor for WBEZ and writes a monthly column for the Sun-Times.

Studies have associated women regularly using these products with having a higher risk of getting certain cancers. The industry maintains its products are safe.
The creation of LSCs goes back to the reform movement under the late Mayor Harold Washington. In the first LSC election in 1989, over 17,000 parents, teachers and community members ran for seats. Now, many schools struggle to find enough candidates.
Chicago faces myriad pressures to help people find a permanent place to live, whether they struggle with addiction, trekked through the Darién Gap to build a better life in the U.S., or can’t make ends meet.
During my frequent jaunts to Chinatown, I observe how the enclave represents the best of our segregated city. I marvel at the age and racial diversity, especially during the summer when the streets teem with activity.
Dollar stores do fill a void and are convenient in Chicago, Natalie Moore writes. But they don’t sell fresh produce and offer too much canned and processed food.
King Von’s controversial mural near Parkway Gardens symbolizes not only the birthplace of drill, which boasts a global reach, but the neglect and violence troubling the community.
I cringe when I hear Black folks spew anti-immigrant rhetoric. We know what it’s like to be “otherized” and accused of taking something away from another group.
The “Three’s Company” character, who dressed in long, flowy caftans — or kaftans — glided into any room with confidence and flair. A South Side group will have a caftan pub crawl to support charity later this month.
Chicagoans are brutal critics when our city is on the screen. One wrong intersection or misplaced neighborhood, and we turn up our noses. “The Fugitive,” now celebrating its 30th anniversary, gets it right.