Ida B. Wells

Bronzeville Residents Want To Build Monument To Ida B. WellsActivists hoping to erect a monument to civil rights pioneer and suffragette Ida B. Wells have raised more than $2,400 through a crowdfuding effort, hoping to build a statue at the former public housing site that once bore her name.
Aldermen Support Commemoration Of Women's Suffrage In IllinoisChicago aldermen are giving their early blessing to a measure to commemorate the centennial of women having the right to vote in Illinois, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Taste Of Chicago To Move To Mid-July; Gospel Fest Moving To BronzevilleThe Taste of Chicago will move to mid-July next year and will only run for five days, while the Gospel Festival will return with a new home in the Bronzeville neighborhood.
Young Murder Victim's Brother Going To Prison For 71 YearsA man who has spent his life traumatized by witnessing the murder of his 5-year-old brother was sentenced to 71 years in prison Monday, for killing his aunt's boyfriend.