Ida B. Wells was a pioneer in investigative journalism, documenting lynchings across the United States. [Wikimedia Commons]

With Ida B. Wells Street, Chicago Getting Its First Ever Downtown Street Named For A Black Woman

After a century, the journalist and civil rights leader will finally get her due, her great-granddaughter said.

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Belmont Cragin Residents Ask Candidates How They Plan To Revitalize Neighborhood’s Business Corridors

Because Belmont Cragin is in the 29th, 30th and 31st wards the Northwest Side Housing Center invited all nine candidates running to participate in the Saturday morning forum.