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‘We Walk For Her’ March Calls For Compassion For Missing And Murdered Black Women — And Transparency From Police
The marchers called for justice for dozens of Black women who have gone missing or been murdered in Chicago. "We don't have the power to find the girls ourselves, so we have to get our voices heard."
In Bronzeville, The ‘We Walk For Them’ March Calls For Justice In Cases Of Missing, Murdered Black Women
Two years after a federal and local police task force was created to solve the cases of missing and murdered Black women and girls, organizers want to know why more than 50 cases of missing or murdered women have not been solved.
Bronzeville Leaders, Neighbors Celebrate News Of Mercy Hospital Being Sold — But The Fight Isn’t Over
The pending deal would sell Mercy to a Michigan-based nonprofit for $1. Leaders say they hope the transfer would be completed by the end of May.
Activists, Health Care Workers Demand Pritzker, Lightfoot Keep Pressure On Mercy Hospital To Stay Open
Though a state board rejected Mercy's application to close, hospital officials are working to shut down by May 31. Activists want a moratorium on hospital closings and pressure from the city and state to ensure Mercy remains open.
With Obama Center On Horizon, Rent Hikes Already Hitting Woodlawn Residents: ‘They Want To Stay Here’
The Obama Center's visibility provides a unique chance to draw attention to the issues behind gentrification in Chicago. "We want the library to be here, but we also don't want to be displaced," one neighbor said.
Hyde Park Lawmaker Under Fire For Flip-Flopping On Rent Control
"My concern is providing an option that is a Band-aid for an issue that requires stitches," Tarver said. "I don’t want to support something that’s ultimately not sustainable."
‘No One Is Helping Us’: Girl, 13, Leads March To Bring Attention To Missing, Murdered Black Women
A march to bring awareness to missing and slain Black women and girls brought rush hour traffic to a standstill along King Drive.