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10 Black Women and Queer Activists Working To Change Chicago

These organizers are supporting protesters fighting for Black lives and providing relief to communities impacted by looting and coronavirus.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

For Decades, Chicago’s Black Cowboys Have Kept An Overlooked History Alive. Now, Thanks To Lil Nas X, People Are Paying Attention

Roy Rogers. Gene Autry. Buffalo Bill. When you think of a cowboy, odds are you think of a white man. But Chicago's community of black cowboys have been here all along.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Lil Rel Howery Is Grand Marshal Of 90th Bud Billiken Parade, The Nation’s Largest Black Parade

The Bud Billiken Parade, a two-mile stroll down King Drive, features marching bands and dance and drill teams from all over the country.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

La Azteca Players Say ‘Horrible’ Washington Park Field Conditions Pose An Injury Risk

Each amateur baseball team pays the league $1,500, which goes toward permits to play in the park. But the fields are in bad shape and it's hurting their game, players say.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore