Woodlawn Coffee Shop Under Fire After Black Teens Kicked Out, Police Called On Boy’s Concerned Mom

Robust Coffee owner Jake Sapstein said the kids were kicked out because some had been stealing and his employees felt unsafe, not because the kids are black.

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It’s Time To Make Juneteenth An Official City Holiday, Ald. Says: ‘Black History Is American History’

Juneteenth — or June 19 — marks the emancipation of enslaved Black Americans, and should be celebrated citywide, supporters say.

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Park District Shuts Down Humboldt Park Advisory Council After Fights, Threats And Chaotic Election: ‘This Is Not OK’

The group is supposed to organize Easter egg hunts and park activities. Instead, they've been sparring about gentrification.

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How Can We Improve Food Access In Chicago And Beyond? Food Policy Summit Brings Experts Together In South Shore

Activists Malik Yakini of Detroit and Navina Khanna of Oakland will headline the 15th annual summit Friday at South Shore Cultural Center.