A 2020 study found that formerly redlined neighborhoods are hotter than other areas in the same city. Here’s why.
Yellowlining—the lesser cousin of federal-government redlining—was a discriminatory force that historians and economists have only begun to explore.
The city illustrates, starkly, the challenges and opportunities of the country in 2020.
An excerpt from "Black in the Middle."
Stories on the long history of racism and police violence in the Midwest—and what to do about it.
In three (not so) easy steps.
Here at Belt we’re in the business of covering the Rust Belt. But what exactly does that mean when it comes to Chicago?