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Video: One year after hunger strike, Dyett High School opens  Chicago Reporter

Participants reflect on the impact of their 34-day hunger strike to save a neighborhood high school in Bronzeville.



Dyett High School hunger strike ends  Chicago Tribune

A group of residents staging a hunger strike to pressure Chicago Public Schools into reopening the former Dyett High School on the city's Southeast Side have ...



CPS enrollment by school for 2018-19: Look up your school  Chicago Tribune

Look up how enrollment at each Chicago public school has changed from 2017-18 to 2018-19.



Students from around the world volunteer on South Side during day of action  UChicago News

Hundreds of students from around the world gathered on the South Side of Chicago on Oct. 21 to put their commitments to *service* and volunteerism into practice ...



'Exodus' examines rise and fall of Chicago's black population  Chicago Reporter

A docu-series from WVON looks at the history and data behind Chicago's decades-long black population decline, and what the city's racial makeup may look like ...



Big Brains podcast: Lessons from our country's largest school closing  UChicago News

In her book Ghosts In The Schoolyard, University of Chicago School of Social *Service* Administration scholar Eve Ewing asks a central question about the 2013 ...



Plan to close 4 Englewood high schools leaves students uncertain about their future  Chicago Tribune

Chicago Public Schools' plan to close four Englewood high schools leaves students concerned over where they'll study next, as a mounting Chicago Teachers ...



10 notable Chicago projects designed by black architects  Curbed Chicago

As an architect and urban planner, Wendell Campbell believed that people don't buy homes, they buy communities. That philosophy showed up in Campbell's ...



Clinton Global Initiative University meeting comes to UChicago  UChicago News

The University of Chicago will host more than 1,000 students from across the country and around the world together with global leaders and policy experts for ...



In historic runoff, a battle for Chicago's “progressive” future  Chicago Reporter

The election that advanced two black women to the runoff for Chicago mayor is certainly historic. And voters who backed Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle ...



School choice is a scam in segregated neighborhoods  Chicago Reporter

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos seems not to hear the fierce protests of parents, teachers and school officials over school closings and charter expansion in ...



2019 Chicago City Elections Voting Guide  The Chicago Maroon

Be an informed voter on February 26, courtesy of The Maroon.



Developers Want to Destroy Chicago. We Won't Let Them.  Jacobin magazine

On April 10, 2019, half a dozen newly elected Chicago city council members took part in a direct action with dozens of protesters, blocking traffic on LaSalle ...



South Side school closings and conversions raise questions of equity  Chicago Reporter

The massive reshuffling of black students in Englewood and South Loop wouldn't fly in a wealthier school district.



Teachers Furious After Board Votes To Close, Overhaul Schools  CBS Local

Updated 02/23/12 – 3:55 p.m.. CHICAGO (CBS) — The Chicago Teachers Union is slamming the School Board, after the board approved a plan to close seven ...



CPS announces employee cuts at city schools  The Beverly Review

More than 900 Chicago Public Schools (CPS) employees, including 356 teachers, will be laid off before the new school year as a statewide education-funding ...



America's socialist surge is going strong in Chicago  The Guardian

The United States is experiencing a socialist surge right now. That surge came to Chicago last night, where democratic socialists won big in the second, final ...



No More School Closings, Englewood Parents, Community Plead  DNAinfo

ENGLEWOOD — For students attending school in West Englewood, transferring to a new school nearly 30 blocks east is a risky move, parents say. This safety ...



Little-noticed pension perk for teachers widespread in Illinois  Chicago Tribune

A brief but significant phrase appears about halfway through the 106-page teachers union contract in northwest suburban School District 21: "The Board shall ...



How Bad Is Violence in Chicago? Depends on Your Race  The Atlantic

In America's most segregated city, some communities live with security, others in constant fear of violent crime.



Sales-Griffin, tech entrepreneur, is running for Chicago mayor  Crain's Chicago Business

Neal Sales-Griffin, a tech entrepreneur best known for starting one of the first boot camps for computer coding, wants Rahm Emanuel's job. The 30-year-old who ...



Race for Chicago city council. Candidate positions on key issues  Chicago Tribune

Below are responses to surveys conducted by the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board as part of our endorsement process for the February 2019 races for Chicago ...



Phoenix 101: A Look at Chicago’s Mayoral Race  Loyola Phoenix

Phoenix 101: A Look at Chicago's Mayoral Race Following Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's decision not to run for re-election in 2019, over a dozen candidates.



Howard Tullman to leave 1871 at year-end  Crain's Chicago Business

Howard Tullman is retiring at the end of the year as CEO of 1871, the tech incubator at the Merchandise Mart that's become the city's symbolic tech hub. Tullman ...



In Kenwood, black picket fences  Chicago Reporter

Black middle-class families are drawn to South Side neighborhoods like Kenwood, but the city's long history of segregation casts a shadow on their quality of life.



School Flooring Donated With Team Spirit  PR Web

Crawford Laboratories was happy to donated flooring materials to a local high school renovation project. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 06, 2011. As recently ...



Cutting benefits program for low-income families could cost CPS millions  Chicago Reporter

The cash-strapped school district eliminated a unit that helped eligible families sign up for public benefits. Now it could lose millions of dollars in state poverty ...



When Chicago closed her kids' school, she decided to fight back  Chicago Reporter

Irene Robinson has had experiences that will sound familiar to many African-Americans in Chicago. Five years ago, when the city shuttered an unprecedented ...



Washington Park long a site of change, controversy  Chicago Tribune

Washington Park, a possible site for the Obama presidential library, has seen its share of controversy over the years.



The Carry Out 9-3-15: “Taxing is the new black”  WGN Radio

The Carry Out is the nightly segment where Justin reads the newspapers so you don't have to. Tonight's top stories include the latest news on the Dyett High ...



PROJECT GENTLEMEN TO GIVE 1000 FREE SUITS TO GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL MALE SENIORS  The Chicago Citizen

CHICAGO – More than 300 young men from 65 local-area high schools will be dressed to impress for their high school graduation courtesy of Project Gentlemen ...



Hispanic leader Juan Salgado chosen as City Colleges chancellor  Chicago Sun-Times

Under pressure to appoint more Hispanics to leadership positions, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has chosen prominent Hispanic community leader Juan Salgado to be ...



Black Women's Expo Chicago Attracts Record Crowds, Readies for Atlanta and Dallas Event  The Chicago Citizen

More than 20 corporate sponsors and 300 small business exhibitors participated in the annual Black Women's Expo (BWe), which kicked off its three-city tour in ...



Ultimate internships: 15,000 high schoolers get job ops year-round  Detroit Free Press

The Chicago job program called After School Matters allows kids in the city to explore various career paths.



The Carry Out 9-1-15  WGN Radio

The Carry Out is the nightly segment where Justin reads the newspaper so you don't have to. Tonight's top stories include the massive manhunt for the suspects ...



Segregation is making a comeback in Texas, other US schools  Beaumont Enterprise

Segregation is making a comeback in U.S. schools. Progress toward integrated classrooms has largely been rolled back since the Supreme Court issued its ...



Part Eleven: A villa becomes a village — Drexel Boulevard, 47th to 51st streets  Hyde Park Herald

Editor's note: The series has completed a look at the development of the major intersections along Lake Park Avenue, and turned to stories of interest within the ...



South Side Entrepreneur Cooks Way Out of Street Life at Chi-Raq Cuisines  Patch.com

Chicago, IL - "I made a point of coming back here, Maybe I reach out to the kids, let them know they don't have to be trapped in the community."



Mary Pattillo's charter school research shows south-side students don't really have a choice  Chicago Reader

Charter school parents in the sociologist's study still had more money and resources than their public school peers.



ATN: September 2015  Gazette Chicago

By William S. Bike. AFRICAN FESTIVAL OF ARTS The 26th annual African Festival of the Arts by African International House will be held Friday through Monday ...



Phylicia Rashad, Ursula Burns And Bernard Tyson To Speak At The 2017 Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit  The Chicago Citizen

The Women of Power Legacy Awards dinner honoring those who blazed trails and redefined the standard of success for women of color.



The Beachwood Reporter  The Beachwood Reporter

Posted by Beachwood Reporter at 8:50 AM | Permalink. Yogi Berra Was A World-Class Shill. "In 1993, Berra's sons, Larry, Tim, and Dale, and Tim's wife Betsy, ...



Merge - Politics/Activism  Gapers Block

3052 entries. December 31, 2015. A Tale of Two Cities. In a NYTimes op-ed, Megan Stielstra juxtaposes tonight's Chi-Town Rising event, which was once free ...



Riveting Pianist and former Miss Illinois Jade Simmons makes debut with Illinois Symphony -- Jade Media PR  PRLog.Org

Jan. 23, 2011 - PRLog -- Over Valentine's weekend, in a concert themed "Rhythmically Rousing", pianist Jade Simmons will perform Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody ...



2-Sided DuplexPackSlip Label Tested and Proven to Streamline Shipping Process -- ROI Marketing  PRLog.Org

Nov. 30, 2010 - PRLog -- Chicago, IL, Bruce Raming, inventor and founder of the autopacklist™ and duplexpackslip® announced at Pack EXPO in Chicago that ...



Chicago Transit Authority Busses to Carry The Puppy Mill Project Ads! -- Keith Sanderson  PRLog.Org

Chicago Transit Authority Busses to Carry The Puppy Mill Project Ads!. Strategy is to create awareness of the connection between puppy mills and pet stores.



Sade Heads Out On First Tour in a Decade! -- The Entertainment Watcher  PRLog.Org

Sade Heads Out On First Tour in a Decade!. After the huge success of Soldier of Love, the seemingly ageless Sade announced that she would be heading out ...



“Babe, I Love You” to be shown in two more US cities -- Nerissa M. Fernandez  PRLog.Org (press release)

Babe, I Love You” to be shown in two more U.S. cities. Sam-Anne's box-office hit extends theatrical run in Milpitas and Chicago; Los Angeles-Cerritos, Honolulu ...



DBZ Guitars by Dean B. Zelinsky to Unveil Z-Glide Neck at NAMM 2011 -- Jon O'Gara  PRLog.Org

DBZ Guitars announces a new breakthrough in guitar neck design. Unveiling of DBZ's cutting edge new necks, called the Dean B Zelinsky "Z-Glide" Reduced ...



Innovative Wood Pepper Mills Fuse Striking Design and Function -- G3 Studios  PRLog.Org (press release)

Innovative Wood Pepper Mills Fuse Striking Design and Function. Former automotive engineer, Gregg W. Palm, at the age of 48, has traded in a company car ...



DBZ Guitars By Dean B. Zelinsky now shipping! -- Brett Petrusek  PRLog.Org (press release)

DBZ Guitars By Dean B. Zelinsky now shipping!. “If you want to play a guitar designed and built by Dean Zelinsky, it now has to be a DBZ!” -Says DBZ Guitars ...



The Real Estate Council Announces Bouts at Sold Out FightNight -- The Coulter Group  PRLog.Org

May 12, 2011 - PRLog -- The Real Estate Council (TREC) announces the 23rd annual FightNight: The Original is sold out with more than 1,000 ready to rumble ...



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