The Racial Justice Summit drew an audience of about 100 black LGBTQ community members and allies.Jake Wittich

Black LGBTQ Activists Launch Foundation Seeking Equity In Boystown — And Beyond

“We as black queer folks are not looking for white saviors. We are looking for white soldiers,” said Jamie Frazier, lead pastor at Lighthouse Church.

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Kitten Trapped In Car’s Engine Rescued By East Ukrainian Village Neighbors

A neighbor who cares for a feral cat colony alerted Animal Control and cops for help, to no avail. It took a nearby vet tech and the car's owner to save it.

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Social Distancing Is A Privilege — And More Black And Latino Chicagoans Died Because They Couldn’t, Study Says

That translated into neighborhoods with more Black and Latino residents seeing more COVID-19 deaths in the spring, according to the study.

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Free Christmas Trees Available Saturday In Englewood

The giveaway, courtesy of the Pastors of Englewood, starts noon Saturday.