New research from Sociological Science suggests that white flight has been replaced with white avoidance, contributing to gradual re-segregation of American cities.
By Megan Thompson and tritzenthaler
In a new exhibit, Chicago's Field Museum has revived elements from its controversial 1933 show, "Races of Mankind," consisting of 104 bronze statues that depict races from around the world. Most of the statues were banished by 1969 as public…
In Chicago, the Department of Public Health has partnered with the city's data team to improve restaurant inspections by using analytics and social media to predict and detect which establishments are more likely to have potential food safety violations. NewsHour's…
By Corinne Segal
Years after a troubling interaction with police, Nate Marshall would confront the experience in poetry.
By Joshua Barajas
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, but Spanish-language TV giant Univision announced it acquired a controlling stake of The Onion, the humor site whose fictitious headlines have fooled many a politician.
By Kamaria Roberts
A federal judge in Chicago ordered on Thursday to release footage from 2013 that shows Cedrick Chatman, an unarmed 17-year-old, being shot to death by police.
Free Write Jail Arts and Literacy aims to help troubled youths in Chicago’s Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center address their personal issues by writing poetry about their circumstances and upbringing. Jeffrey Brown talks with poet Reginald Dwayne Betts, who…
By Corinne Segal
Gender is often not as simple as it seems. This principle underlies the work of H. Melt, a 25-year-old trans poet who uses the pronoun “they” and released “The Plural, The Blurring,” their debut poetry collection, last week.
By Don Babwin and Eric Tucker, Associated Press
CHICAGO -- The Justice Department will investigate patterns of racial disparity in the use of force by Chicago police officers as part of a wide-ranging probe that could lead to calls for sweeping changes at one of the country's largest…
By PBS NewsHour
"Chi-Raq," the latest film from Spike Lee, uses satire to explore the problem of gun violence in America. The movie is set in Chicago, a city that's been wracked by tensions with police as well as a very high number…
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