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March 15, 2019

What you need to know to vote in the Chicago runoff election

For the first time ever, a Black woman is going to be the mayor of Chicago.

February 25, 2019

Fact Check: the Chicago Crusader’s questionable endorsement of Bill Daley

It’s one thing for the Chicago Crusader to endorse Bill Daley for mayor, but it’s another thing to sugar coat the family’s destructive and racist legacy.

February 20, 2019

RECAP: 20th Ward candidates make their case for the people’s vote at forum

For many Black folks living in the South Side’s 20th Ward, the jury still is out on which candidate is most deserving of the ward’s aldermanic seat.

February 19, 2019

Before The Polls: Meet Chicago’s Black mayoral candidates

In our profile series, Before the Polls, we sat down with each Black mayoral candidate to see if they have what it takes to build an equitable Chicago

February 16, 2019

‘Purchased Lives’ exhibit about the domestic slave trade visits the Illinois Holocaust Museum

Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade from 1808 to 1865 illustrates the pain and injustice of the American domestic slave trade.

January 28, 2019

Chicago: Here’s the deal with early voting for the municipal election

Here is a list of important dates and polling places to vote in the upcoming Chicago election.

January 8, 2019

Cook County State’s Attorney: If you have info on R. Kelly, please come forward

“We need actual witnesses and victims to have the courage to tell their stories," State's Attorney Kim Foxx said Tuesday.

December 30, 2018

The Forecast: El Hitta

Chicago's rising rap star El Hitta invites The TRiiBE's Rome J to the studio to chop it up. We also talk about rappers Calboy and Polo G.

December 7, 2018

It’s official: ComplexCon is coming to Chicago in July 2019

Chicago is going to crack summer 2019 when ComplexCon comes to town.

December 1, 2018

Chance the Rapper is here to tell you what a Chicago alderman does in new Chicagoist video

How many alderman does Chicago have? What does an alderman do exactly? Chance the Rapper investigates in new Chicagoist video.