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Politicians, advocates urge Gov. Pritzker to lower flags statewide on Juneteenth

State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford said the move would be a step toward addressing the inequities and injustices against the Black community.

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Sheriff’s office helps clean up Calumet City jewelry store damaged by looting

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.

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New DeVry University Advantage Academy grad doubles up with associate’s degree at the same time

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.

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New CPS grad Yonas Gebregziabher aims to be ‘the doctor that many Ethiopians wish they had’

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.

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20 for 2020: Key Chicagoans’ advice to high school graduates

When they look back on this year, graduates will remember a world changing before their eyes. Here’s some advice to help them on their way.

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Activists, residents in Roseland march in support of businesses, revitalization

Organizers are looking to share their concerns about the Far South Side neighborhood with State. Rep Nicholas Smith

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‘Black business unite’ — entrepreneurs vow to support each other through pandemic, civil unrest

"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.

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Chicagoans flock to restaurants for the next phase of reopening: ‘Feels so weird being back’

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.

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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.

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Restaurants prepare for outdoor dining as city moves to next phase of reopening

Many restaurants that don’t have an outdoor patio have hurried to apply for a Sidewalk Café Permit.