State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford said the move would be a step toward addressing the inequities and injustices against the Black community.
A car rammed into the 3-year-old business before people ran inside, damaging showcases and taking merchandise during protests over George Floyd’s death.
Salma Elannani says that, coming to Chicago from Morocco, ‘People assumed that because you didn’t speak English, you were less intelligent or slow.’ She proved them wrong.
After moving from Ethiopia in 2014, he learned English through study and watching movies. Now, he’s graduated at the top of his Amundsen High School class.
Organizers are looking to share their concerns about the Far South Side neighborhood with State. Rep Nicholas Smith
“The last few months have been exceptionally hard for us, but we’re still here and we’re still standing,” Annah Mitchell, owner of Gobble Doggs, said.
Haircuts, salon appointments, breakfast and beers are on cooped-up Chicago residents’ lists of must-dos. But some businesses are still reeling from last weekend’s unrest and could not reopen to customers.
Welcome back! Customers head to suburban hair salons, restaurants, malls as coronavirus restrictions loosen
“It’s like the door has cracked open a bit,” one diner in Evanston said as he enjoyed an iced tea at a table set up on a sidewalk outside a diner.