Forrest Claypool Says Rauner Administration Treatment To CPS Is DiscriminatoryChicago Public Schools Chief Forrest Claypool said he is not holding his breath for help from Springfield to keep city schools open, but he is confident they will keep going.
Aldermen Want To Stop Segregation With Affordable Housing PlanSeveral North Side and Northwest Side aldermen say they plan to bring more affordable housing to their wards, to end what they say is continued segregation in the city.
At Issue: Chicago Needs To Reduce Segregation, Advocacy GroupsAdvocacy groups are sounding a warning that Chicago needs to reduce racial and economic segregation, or lose billions of dollars each year.
Study: Chicago Segregation Costs Billions Per YearA new report said the Chicago region’s racial and economic segregation strangles opportunities for millions of people.
Chicago Is The Most Segregated City In America: AnalysisChicago is the most segregated city in the United States, while also being one of the most diverse, according to a new analysis of U.S. Census Data.
Historical Marker To Commemorate Integration At Rainbow BeachA historical marker will be dedicated this weekend at the South Side’s Rainbow Beach, which was the site of civil rights protests more than 50 years ago.
Plaque To Commemorate Fight To Integrate South Side's Rainbow BeachA new landmark will be dedicated this month to mark the 50th anniversary of efforts to integrate Rainbow Beach on the city’s South Side.