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.

Bronzeville, Near South Side Primary category in which blog post is published
Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

25th Ward Runoff: Byron Sigcho Lopez, Alex Acevedo Set To Square Off At West Loop Forum Monday

It's a heated race with Ald. Danny Solis gone, as the 25th Ward will soon have a new leader for the first time in more than two decades.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Army Of Lawyers Will Be Watching 25th Ward Polling Places On Election Day In Response To Vote Buying, Fraud Allegations

In February, some fourth precinct voters said they were given $20 gift cards in exchange for a vote for candidate Byron Sigcho Lopez.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

Belmont-Cragin Elementary School Is Getting A New $44 Million State-Of-The-Art Building

Belmont Cragin is home to the fastest growing Latino population in the state, according to a local nonprofit.