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Bronzeville, Near South Side

Bronzeville, Near South Side
Bronzeville, Near South Side

Meet The 7 Candidates Running To Replace Ald. Sophia King In South Side’s 4th Ward

Seven candidates are vying to represent Kenwood, Oakland and parts of Bronzeville in City Council as King mounts her mayoral campaign.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Chicago’s Youngest Mayoral Hopeful, Ja’Mal Green, Wants Cops, Not Taxpayers, To Pay For Police Misconduct

The activist also wants to create a public bank and believes his youth would benefit the city.

Citywide

15 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Small Business Saturday, World Cup Watch Parties And Holiday Fun

You can also go bowling for a greater cause, attend an art battle and join a holiday sing-along.

Citywide

Urban Prep Students Could Be Moved To New Buildings Under CPS Takeover

CPS spokespeople said district leaders have not made any final decisions, but officials told parents otherwise. Urban Prep's leaders want the state to block CPS' move to gain oversight of the Englewood and Bronzeville campuses.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

My Block, My Hood, My City Needs Volunteers To Decorate King Drive For Holidays

Nonprofit leaders want to decorate 500 homes this year. You can sign up to help, donate lights or supplies or contribute money to the annual effort.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Shop Local 2022: Gift A Chicago Experience

Whether you're looking to try some of the best food in Chicago, tour the West Side or get a glimpse of the city's underbelly, we've got you covered for experiences as gifts.

Citywide

Shop Local 2022: A Bronzeville, South Loop And Washington Park Gift Guide

From Yoda bongs to "Celfie" planters, find the perfect gift for the ones you love (or yourself!).

Bronzeville, Near South Side

County Enrolls First Recipients Into Largest Guaranteed Income Program In US: ‘This Is Not A Handout; It’s A Hand Up’

The first $500 monthly checks will roll out next month for the 3,250 pilot program recipients.

Downtown

Urban Prep Loses Charter Agreement For Last Chicago Campus

The move to close its Downtown campus marks the latest blow to the charter network that specializes in serving Black boys on Chicago’s South and West Sides.

Downtown

South Loop Job Training Center Wants To Get More Black And Brown Residents Into Construction

Hire360's new center is aimed at creating a "supply chain" of talent to keep the city going, developers said.

South Loop

Jones College Prep Needs Leaders To Listen After Principal Removed Over Handling Of Student’s Nazi-Like Costume, Community Says

Longtime Principal Joseph Powers was removed after videos of a student goose-stepping in a Nazi-like uniform spread on social media. It is unclear if the student will be disciplined.

South Loop

Dreezy Claus Is Back And Ready To Spread Holiday Cheer At City’s Tree Lighting Ceremony

Andre Russell's alter ego is booked and busy. Now, he's laying the groundwork to launch a Black Santa school.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Need A Free Turkey For The Holidays? Black McDonald’s Operators Association Is Giving Them Away

The free event, now in its 22nd year, will provide families with a holiday meal kit with turkeys and side dishes.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Chicago Women Head To The Polls To Protect Right To Abortion: ‘We Can’t Afford To Go Back’

More women across the country registered to vote after Roe v. Wade was overturned in June. “I did it for me, my daughter, for the women who came before me," one Chicago voter said.

Citywide

After Principal’s Ouster, Jones College Prep Students Stage Sit-In To Combat Racism On Campus

CPS removed Principal Joseph Powers after video surfaced of a student goose-stepping in a Nazi-like costume during the school's Halloween parade.

South Loop

Jones College Prep Principal Removed After Halloween Parade With Student Goose-Stepping In Nazi-Like Uniform

The incident was "completely inconsistent with our values as a school district," CPS CEO Pedro Martinez told parents Friday. Arthur Slater will take over Joseph Powers' post immediately.

South Loop

12 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: A Pumpkin Smash Fest, Night Bike Ride, Theater In The Park And More

There's also an antique map and print gallery, a film festival centering Black LGBTQ+ stories and artists and a holiday night market.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Deeply Rooted, A Beloved Black Dance Company, Is Coming To Washington Park

The dance company has received $4.5 million in state, city and private support to build a 30,000-square-foot South Side Dance Center.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

‘MAPPED,’ A New Online Tool, Is Helping Neighbors Connect With Local Nonprofits

The site gives users a closer look at civic projects across the city so they can learn more about nonprofits and their projects.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

TikTok Historian Shermann ‘Dilla’ Thomas Lands New Tour Bus For His Chicago Lessons After Months Of Fundraising

Sports teams, celebrities and “everyday Chicagoans” came together so Thomas could put a down payment on his own bus — and stop paying high prices to rent a bus each time.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
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