Once “the nerve center” of the jazz scene in Detroit, the venue is now in shambles. But the Detroit Sound Conservancy and neighborhood leaders have plans to change that.
"My father was the grandson of Mississippi slaves, and the son of a thrice-married and divorced mother who had cleaned white peoples’ homes and cared for their children in two states by the time they settled in St. Louis in 1929."
Coronavirus has devastated Latino communities in Illinois. But in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood, one family is working and hoping for a better tomorrow.
COVID-19 put a spotlight on worker vulnerability, but creates challenges for traditional in-person organizing tactics.
People living in shelters or on the street, especially those addicted to opioids, navigate a new set of risks and challenges.
Survivor Chic Canfora reflects on life then and now.
The contested case of the Icebreaker Wind Farm has implications for renewable energy in the region.
Service cuts and risk of transmission affect those "who have no other choice."
But this time, let’s also invest in critical infrastructure—including healthcare.
How Chicago is coping with the effects of climate change.
By the time she was four, my grandmother had survived her first global pandemic. A lifetime later, she is weathering another.
Coronavirus has threatened the viability of in-person voting. With major elections just a few months away, states and organizers are looking to expand alternative options.
With higher risks of relapse during COVID-19, communities are finding new ways to support each other.