Decades beyond its intended lifespan, the river’s shipping infrastructure faces an uncertain future.
In Detroit, changes to a historic market raise questions around equity and development.
Photos of key sites and commemorative events on the 100th anniversary of Eugene Williams's murder.
What the closing of the city's only daily paper means for people in the community.
The changing geography of poverty in Illinois and across the country.
Thousands gathered in Chicago's Daley Plaza to protest migrant imprisonment and planned ICE raids in major U.S. cities.
Nearly a decade after one of the largest inland oil spills in U.S. history, the landscape has changed.
In 2015, a study found Milwaukee's 53206 ZIP code imprisoned sixty-two percent of Black men under the age of thirty-four. Baron Walker was one of them.
Queer Midwestern communities were politically active in the pivotal years leading up to Stonewall.
Illinois began accepting applications to grow industrial hemp at the end of April. But the first legal crop in more than eighty years is accompanied by a lot of uncertainty.
The youth-led national Sunrise Movement made a case to local organizers.
In southern Illinois, one community’s complex relationship with the industry on display.