AMFM creator Ciera Mckissick poses for a photo in her studio in 2017. Stephanie Lulay/ DNAinfo

‘Tension With Neighbors’ Leads To Closing Of AMFM Studio In Pilsen, Founder Says

Ciera Mckissick hasn't found a new home for the studio, but the AMFM founder is hoping to find another space in Pilsen.

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Hancock College Prep Votes Out Police, Becoming 4th CPS School To Remove Cops On Campus

A 6-4 majority voted against keeping officers at the Southwest Side school during a Thursday night meeting.

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Left Out of Federal Benefits, Undocumented Immigrants Are Running Out of Options

As debate rages in Washington, undocumented immigrants fear that federal relief may never come. Southwest Side community organizers see a need for systemic change.

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South Side Bike Rides Creating New Form Of Activism, Solidarity And Positivity For Black Cyclists

"Bike riding is an outward display of power, an outward display of freedom," one community organizer said.