Over 300 community members gathered at the Apostolic Church of God, 6320 S. Dorchester Ave for Thursday’s 1Woodlawn meeting. Troy Closson/Block Club Chicago

City-Owned Land Near Obama Library In Woodlawn Should Become Thriving Commercial District, Residents Say

By next summer, the city wants to have a solid idea of what to do with commercial land it owns near 63rd Street.

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Reparations For Black Chicagoans Are Overdue, Supporters Of Resolution Say: ‘We Need To Put Our Money Where Our Mouth Is’

If approved in a Friday vote, the Chicago Descendants of Enslaved Africans Reparations Commission would hold public hearings to consider what form reparations would take in Chicago.

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Chicago Public Schools Won’t Cut Ties With Police, Mayor Lightfoot Says

Just last year, CPS approved a $33 million budget to employ Chicago Police officers in schools.

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These Grants And Rebates Are Available For Small Independent Businesses In Albany Park

“Now that we’re in Phase 3 we’re trying to help rebuild the neighborhood,” said one chamber official.