The Oscar-nominated film "Green Book" brings to light a chapter in Chicago history.Left: Universal Studios; Right: New York Public Library Digital Collections, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division)

The Real ‘Green Book’: In Chicago, The Famous Directory For Black Motorists Pointed To Bronzeville

The film "Green Book," which is up for Best Picture on Sunday, is named for the annual guide listing where black travelers could safely go.

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Cops Kick Runners, Cyclists Out Of Park Near Lakefront After Chicagoans Ignore Coronavirus Closure

Mayor Lori Lightfoot ordered the lakefront and adjacent parks closed after crowds ignored social distancing guidelines last week.

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Another 42 People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As Surge In Cases Worsens

There have now been 141 deaths in Illinois from the pandemic and 6,980 confirmed cases. The latter is a jump of 986 cases since Tuesday.