Church leaders urged parishioners to bring the money from the bottom of their purses or coin jars. By September, they had raised the money needed to buy the medical debt for pennies on the dollar.
“We have to have an answer that meets the needs of our students on a daily basis, and our leadership has failed us continuously.” — Stacy Davis Gates, Chicago Teachers Union Executive Vice-President
According to the family's attorney, the fourth grade was outside in the cold for 30 minutes wearing only a polo shirt.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot dismissed the "nonsense tweets from people who don’t know what they’re talking about.”
Roc Nation artist Vic Mensa spoke to ESSENCE about his new shoe line with Wolverine and how proceeds benefit young people in Chicago.
Sircie Varnado was accused of shoplifting last Wednesday and shot by an "unofficial security guard" who identified himself as police.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Gang Violence Connected to 'Systemic Disinvestment’ In South, West Sides
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot pointed to poverty as a key issue when it comes to preventing the cycle of gang violence.
The Cord, the texting service created by the nonprofit civic journalism lab City Bureau, will give Chicago's Black moms tips and resources.
The Office of Cook County State Attorney Kim Foxx is also reviewing policy surrounding the prosecution of those arrested for selling weed.
Lori Lightfoot made history on Tuesday as the first Black woman and first openly gay person to be elected as Mayor in Chicago.
City officials have been vocal since charges were dropped against Smollett, with the city's mayor calling it "a whitewash of justice."
In a special mayoral election on Tuesday, Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle emerged as the top two vote earners, prompting a runoff set for April 2.
The Windy City's Congress Parkway now bears the name of the iconic civil rights leader, who put her life on the line to expose injustice.
Jomaury Champ was allegedly beaten with two belts by a distant relative, whom he did not know and suffered from welts and broken skin.
President Donald Trump encouraged Chicago Police to use stop-and-frisk methods to help curb crime in the city.
Did Drake take a shot at Kanye West in his own hometown of Chicago? During a stop at Chicago’s United Center last week, when Drake brought his Aubrey & the Three […]