Young women led the charge for the #WeWalkForHer march on June 21. 2018 to call for an investigation into the murders of 50 Black women. Lee Edwards / Block Club Chicago

‘No One Is Helping Us’: Girl, 13, Leads March To Bring Attention To Missing, Murdered Black Women

A march to bring awareness to missing and slain Black women and girls brought rush hour traffic to a standstill along King Drive.

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Wrigley Field, Sox Park Will Have Dropoff Boxes For Your Mail-In Votes On Tuesday

The boxes will be available on Election Day for mail-in voters.

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South Side Pie Challenge Wants You To ‘Pie It Forward’ To Your Neighbors And Donate To Food Banks

The virtual event was organized after the in-person bake-off was canceled because of coronavirus. Participants are asked to donate at least $20 to a food pantry, bake a pie for a friend and tell them to do the same.

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Sober Living Group Offers Exercise, Community For South Siders Recovering From Substance Use Disorder

Exercise can serve as a powerful metaphor for the recovery process. "Whenever I’m jogging, all I have to do is focus on the next step in front of me," one volunteer said.