The Edgewater home of the late jazz poet Ken Nordine is in the middle of a preservation fight. Joe Ward/Block Club Chicago

Edgewater Mansion, Home To Late ‘Word Jazz’ Poet Ken Nordine, At Heart Of Preservation Fight

Preservationists are working to save the mansion that is listed for sale as a redevelopment opportunity.

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Reparations For Black Chicagoans Are Overdue, Supporters Of Resolution Say: ‘We Need To Put Our Money Where Our Mouth Is’

If approved in a Friday vote, the Chicago Descendants of Enslaved Africans Reparations Commission would hold public hearings to consider what form reparations would take in Chicago.

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Chicago Public Schools Won’t Cut Ties With Police, Mayor Lightfoot Says

Just last year, CPS approved a $33 million budget to employ Chicago Police officers in schools.

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These Grants And Rebates Are Available For Small Independent Businesses In Albany Park

“Now that we’re in Phase 3 we’re trying to help rebuild the neighborhood,” said one chamber official.