Protesters marched through Boystown on June 1 in the wake of the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer.Jake Wittich/Block Club Chicago

‘This Isn’t The Pride Parade’: North Side Black Lives Matter March A Reminder Black Trans Women Started Gay Liberation Movement

More than 1,000 people attended the march through Lakeview and Uptown — and thanks to the "extraordinary privilege of a large, mostly white" crowd, avoided police confrontation, organizers said.

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Mark Fishman’s Buildings Dropped From Milwaukee Avenue ‘Downzoning’ Plan After Landlord Threatens To Sue

It's the latest in a long-running battle between the prominent landlord and Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35th), who is driving the rezoning plan.

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Pilsen Historic Landmark District Plan Killed By Key City Committee After Public Outcry

A separate measure aimed at banning demolitions for six months in Pilsen to slow gentrification failed to pass, too.

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Coronavirus Vaccinations Could Start In 2 Weeks In Chicago, City’s Top Doctor Says

"I'm very hopeful that by the time we're halfway or in the third quarter of this year, we'll be in a different place," said Dr. Allison Arwady.