A looted Walgreens at 1627 N. Pulaski Road.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

West Humboldt Parker Leading Cleanup, Raising Money After Neighborhood Hit Hard By Looting

"People are struggling. Backs are against the wall. ... What we can do is focus on how we can react to it," 25-year-old Charles Pickett said.

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City Settles Chicago Freedom School Lawsuit After Group Was Cited For Offering Food To Protesters Trapped Downtown

The school now plans to continue its work training primarily Black and Brown youth the fundamentals of community organizing without the fear of reprisal.

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Southwest Side Construction Worker Quickly Deported To Mexico While Awaiting DACA Decision

With the Trump administration seeking to kill the Obama-era program for immigrants, Jesus Alberto ‘Beto’ Lopez Gutierrez, 25, was deported after suing ICE.

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CPS Dodged Reforming Police In Schools For Two Years, Inspector General Says. Now, District Vows To Do Better

For five hours Thursday, aldermen grilled CPS and CPD officials about why they failed to address concerns about police in city schools.