The Chicago Humanities Festival will have four events Friday in Bronzeville, including ones focused on singer Billie Holiday (left), the work of chef Darius Williams (center) and reporter Ida B. Wells (right).Wikimedia Commons and Darius Cooks Instagram

Ida B. Wells, Soul Food And More To Be Discussed At Bronzeville’s Chicago Humanities Festival Sessions

"Overlooked: Ida B. Wells" will bring together reporters and a descendant of Ida B. Wells to talk about the famed Chicago journalist and activist.

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Cook County Takes Steps to Erase Its Regional Gang Database

Commissioners are set to pass a law banning the database and requiring it to be destroyed.

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Jussie Smollett Charged With Filing False Police Report, Will Have To Surrender To Cops

Once considered a victim in a racist attack in Streeterville, the "Empire" star is now facing a felony charge.

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Steve Madden Closing Its Wicker Park Store (Which Means Boots Are $20)

The shoe shop has called the 1553 N. Milwaukee Ave. storefront home for roughly a decade.