Andre Vasquez talked about his experience being racially profiled and said a civilian police accountability board is necessary to change the culture around policing.Ariel Parrella-Aureli/Block Club Chicago

North Side Aldermanic Candidates Say An Elected Police Accountability Board Could Rebuild Trust In Chicago Police

“We are looking at another decade, if not more, of payouts to families for reparations,” one candidate said.

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These Chicago-Centric Old Slang Words Don’t Make Us Look Very Good

Have you ever heard of a "Chicago bankroll" or a "Chicago typewriter"?

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In First Term As Mayor, Lightfoot’s Schools Agenda To Include Overhaul Of Budgets, Campus Policing

Lori Lightfoot’s transition committees presented recommendations for the mayor-elect’s agenda Friday.

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South Side’s First Food Hall Opens In Pullman Featuring 3 African-American Chefs: ‘We Did Something Here. We Really Did’

Laine's Bake Shop, Exquisite Catering and Events and Majani Soulful Vegan Cuisine set up shop in the 111th Gateway Retail Center.