Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Board of Education have closed or taken over dozens of schools every year, targeting African American and Latino neighborhoods.
It was nine days that shook Chicago, the 2012 teachers' strike changed the nation.
The kids of Chicago deserve better. They deserve a mayor who doesn't use them as political props.
Seven years later, the downtown and North Side sections still had pockets of the upwardly mobile, but the hustle and bustle had definitely diminished.
Hooray for the Occupy movement and the general uprising against corporate greed! It's having an impact.
After 100 days on the job, new Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is touting his administration's first accomplishments. The impression is one of boldly charting a new course of change.
It's pretty clear which side Rahm Emanuel is on.
In the face of a horrible economic crisis and torrent of secret outside money, progressive forces blocked a complete takeover of Illinois state government by Republicans.
In a couple of weeks the Bears will play their first game of the 2010 NFL season.
Many celebrated in August the founding of the Young Lords Party in New York. But the Young Lords started in Chicago. The following is a brief history of that time and place.