Visitation Held For Dr. Conrad Worrill, African-American Leader In Civil Rights And EducationVisitation was held Sunday for Dr. Conrad Worrill, an African-American leader in civil rights and education.
Detained Immigrant Says Feds Took Away Breastfeeding InfantThe undocumented immigrant from Honduras sobbed as she told an attorney Tuesday how federal authorities took her daughter while she breastfed the child in a detention center, where she was awaiting prosecution for entering the country illegally.
Supreme Court Sides With Colorado Baker In Gay Wedding Cake CaseIt was a case that pitted gay rights against religious interests, brought by a Christian baker in Lakewood who refused to make a wedding cake for two gay men.
Chicago Maintains Opposition To Court Oversight Of PoliceThe city of Chicago has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit seeking federal court monitoring of reforms in its police department.
New Trier's 'Racial Civil Rights' Seminar Causes Uproar Among ParentsNew Trier Township High School heard from fired up parents about an upcoming seminar focusing on America's civil rights issues.
Women Plan Next Steps For Change After Successful March TurnoutOrganizers of the Women's March in Chicago said they are just getting started after bringing together an estimated 250,000 people on Saturday.
Hundreds Of Thousands March On Washington For Women's RightsThe largest march took place in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, surpassing even organizer’s expectations.
Chicagoans Take A Stand On Women's Rights At March And RallyAll races and ages came together on Saturday for women’s rights, in the largest protest outside the capitol.
250,000 Participated In Women's March On ChicagoMore than 50,000 people were expected to rally Saturday downtown for the Women's March On Chicago - but how much more?
Chicago March Canceled Due To Big Turnout But Rally SpreadsAfter an overwhelming response, organizers have canceled the march portion of the Women's March on Chicago but have extended the rally at Grant Park.
An Inside Look At The Chicago Women's MarchMore than 50,000 people are expected to swarm Saturday in the downtown area for a women's march on Chicago.
An Inside Look At The Women's March On WashingtonThe solidarity movement is for women's and civil rights and one, if not the biggest showings, is expected in Washington, D.C.
Shifting Gears Again, Mayor Calls For 'Third-Party' Probe Of Law DepartmentTwo days after saying it would be unnecessary for the U.S. Justice Department to add the city’s Law Department to its probe of the Police Department’s use of force, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said his administration would order a “third-party” review of the agency.
Justice Department Lets Chicago Residents Know How To Air Beefs About CopsThe U.S. Department of Justice wants Chicago to know exactly how to submit complaints about the Chicago Police Department in the wake of the release of the Laquan McDonald shooting video and has distributed those details to community leaders.
Justice Department Meets With Emanuel Amid Probe Of CPDMayor Rahm Emanuel was meeting with officials from the Justice Department on Thursday, as federal authorities continue a civil rights probe of the Chicago Police Department’s use of force.