A mural of President Barack Obama on the side of Candyality in Andersonville was defaced. Joe Ward/Block Club Chicago

Barack Obama Mural In Andersonville Vandalized: ‘It’s Abhorrent’

The act of vandalism comes as a neighboring Andersonville business is facing boycotts amid accusations of racism.

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.