Zahara Basset, director of development and external relations at the Brave Space Alliance, leads protesters during a Black Trans Lives Matter protest.Jake Wittich/Block Club Chicago

Brave Space Alliance Opens Gender-Affirming Makeup Room After Raising $60K In Supplies

The Chicago Black Drag Council partnered with two gay bars to raise about 4,000 makeup items for the city's only Black- and trans-led LGBTQ center.

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Coronavirus Kill 51 More Illinoisans, Including Child In Cook County

The state also reported 6,110 confirmed cases, bringing the total to 389,095.

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Get Your Flu Shot, Free COVID Tests At Halloween Event This Weekend In Pilsen

The event hosted by Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez’s office will take place from noon-4 p.m. Saturday at Harrison Park, 1824 S. Wood St.

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Block Club Chicago Named Best News Website Finalist In Editor & Publishers’ National EPPY Awards

The reader-funded nonprofit newsroom was also honored as a finalist for the Best Community Service award as part of the Lens On Lightfoot collaboration.