In Jefferson Park last year, neighbors came out to protest (and support) an affordable housing plan backed by Ald. John Arena. Alex Nitkin / DNAinfo

Chicago Is Still So Segregated Because Aldermen Are Too Powerful, Study Says

Nearly 100 percent of multi-family affordable housing is built outside majority-white wards, and aldermen often block plans to expand it, the study shows.

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73 More People Die Of Coronavirus In Illinois In The Worst Day To Date

There have now been 380 deaths in Illinois. An additional 1,287 positive cases were added in the past 24 hours.

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New Pilsen Mural ‘We Will Figure It Out. Aqui Juntos’ Inspires Hope During Coronavirus Crisis

"We wanted to let our neighbors know we are thinking about them," artist Shelby Rodeffer said.

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Undocumented Chicagoans Are Eligible For City’s Coronavirus Relief Benefits As Mayor Signs New Order

Undocumented people pay taxes — but the federal government isn't helping them with relief programs during the pandemic, so Chicago is stepping up.