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12 Soldiers From One South Chicago Parish Died In Vietnam. A New Film Tells Their Stories — And How Neighbors Honored Them

Twelve soldiers from Our Lady of Guadalupe, the city's first Mexican American Catholic church, died during the war — a death toll believed to be higher than any other parish in the U.S. The film premieres April 29 on WTTW.

South Chicago, East Side

WTTW’s ‘Firsthand: Segregation’ Offers A First-Person Perspective On Segregation’s Financial And Mental Costs

The documentary series, premiering Tuesday, puts "a human face" on the racial divisions impacting people across the city, its producer said.


Ida B. Wells Monument To Be Dedicated In Bronzeville Wednesday

"Light of Truth" will be the first monument in the city to honor a Black woman.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

TV Show ‘Chicago Stories’ Takes Closer Look At Ida B. Wells-Barnett’s Bronzeville Connections

"We were able to tell so much of the story about the history of Bronzeville by telling the story of Ida B. Wells," writer and producer Stacy Robinson said.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Gun Violence Docuseries Aims For A Humanizing Look At Victims, Survivors, Perpetrators

The series follows five people affected by gun violence to explore the root causes of violence and how one incident can ripple through a community for years.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale