The Park District Board voted unanimously to start a process to renamed Douglas Park for Frederick Douglass.Chicago Park District; Wikimedia Commons

Douglas Park Will Be Renamed For Frederick Douglass, Park District Board Says: ‘We Have Heard You’

After West Side students lobbied for the change for years, the Park District Board unanimously voted to start the park renaming process Wednesday.

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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.