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.

Bronzeville, Near South Side Primary category in which blog post is published
Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

Black Dog Gelato’s New Logan Square Shop Donating Half Of Sunday Profits To Help Black Moms

Black Dog is one of a few ice cream shops participating in "Scoops For Change," modeled after "Bakers Against Racism."

South Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Manny’s Deli Begs Customers For Support With Downtown Workers Gone: ‘We Are Struggling. This Isn’t A Joke’

The South Loop cafeteria, a mainstay for politicians like the Daleys and Obama, used to serve 1,000 people a day. Now it's serving just 200.

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

Eden In Near West Side Closing Because Of Coronavirus Pandemic

Co-owner Jodi Fyfe and chef/owner Devon Quinn will close the restaurant this weekend after more three years in business.