Illinois state militia troops were called in to protect black residents following days of rioting in Chicago.Chicago History Museum, ICHi-065480; Jun Fujita, photographer.

It’s Been 100 Years: Is Chicago Finally Ready To Reckon With the City’s 1919 Race Riots?

Not talking about the 1919 race riots has been the Chicago Way for 100 years, but ignoring one of the ugliest periods in the city's history is hampering its present and future.

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Drag Queen, King Will Stream Democratic Presidential Debate At Berlin

The event starts 7 p.m. Tuesday at Berlin and will feature bingo with prizes.

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4-Year-Old Girl Sexually Abused At Avondale’s Reilly Elementary, Officials Say

"Please know that we are taking this situation seriously, and we remain committed to providing our students with a safe, positive learning environment where they can reach their full potential," the school principal said.

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Have A Building Citation? Workshop Aims To Teach Pilsen Homeowners How To Navigate Building Violations

The Resurrection Project will host the event, which will cover home safety and how residents can navigate building citations Tuesday in Pilsen.