K Love The Poet performed at The Black Mall's Juneteenth celebration outside of Culture Connection in 2017.Lee Edwards / Block Club Chicago

Juneteenth May Not Be A National Holiday Yet, But Chicago Will Be Celebrating

Looking to celebrate 154 years since slavery was abolished in the United States? Here's your guide.

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The Birds, The Bees And Consent: How One Chicago Classroom Navigates Evolving Sexual Education

After the revelation of widespread abuse in Chicago Public Schools, more schools are teaching the meaning and practice of consent.

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Can Art Revive South Chicago? These Artists Are Trying To Infuse New Life Into The Neighborhood

Devastated by the downturn of the steel industry, artists are working to revitalize South Chicago by transforming vacant buildings into art studios.