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Organizers from My Block, My Hood, My City hand out boxes of decorations to volunteers in Tuley Park, 501 E. 90th Place, Sunday, Dec. 8.

Volunteers deck the halls of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

December 9, 2019

Volunteers were greeted with food, drink, boxes of decorations and thunderous Christmas music upon their arrival in Tuley Park. The decorations were part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Lighting in ...

Kevin Grimmett (left), Jason Yarger (center), and Jake Goldstein (right) from Hunny performing their sold-out show on Feb. 1 at Subterranean on 2011 W North Ave. 

HUNNY sweetens up Chicago during sold-out show

February 10, 2019

Eager audience members herded to the middle of the main floor as HUNNY frontman Jason Yarger ascended from the balcony into their hands during the band's final song. The pop-punk group made a name fo...

High school and college students as well as parents turned up in droves to stand for safety in schools and elimination of gun violence.

March For Our Lives — 85,000 assemble in Union Park

April 2, 2018

At only five years old, Eduardo Medel began to notice gun violence in his South Side community. While he remembers how Fourth of July filled the night sky with bright lights, he also recalls abrupt flashin...

Buzz (left) and Biff Ruttenberg said their donation is in support of an insitution their parents created and will allow MoCP to obtain more established artists. 

MoCP receives $1M gift from Ruttenberg Foundation

March 11, 2018

The Museum of Contemporary Photography received a $1 million donation from the David C. and Sarajean Ruttenberg Foundation Feb. 1, the largest donation the museum has ever seen. The Foundation, 1101 W. Monroe St., is an organization that provides grants to qualifying organization...

Journalists, professors and researchers discussed Chicago's race-based political hierarchy during a Feb. 27 panel at the Chicago History Museum. 

Solving Chicago’s segregated political structure

March 7, 2018

Despite the absence of a majority racial group in Chicago, a clear, race-based political hierarchy dominates city politics, said Natalie Moore, a WBEZ South Side reporter, to a Chicago History Museum au...

Following the panel, boards were set up around the lobby displaying plans and information about the OPC. A representative of the Obama Foundation listens to community member's questions about the landscape. 

Barack Obama answers community questions about Presidential Center

September 18, 2017

Former President Barack Obama shocked audience members when he made a surprise Skype appearance for the Obama Foundation’s public meeting Sept. 14 to answer the community’s questions about the Obama ...

After serving as acting chair of the Humanities, History and Social Science Department for nearly two years, Erin McCarthy is now serving as interim chair of the same department. 

Temporary leadership in HHSS Department questioned by faculty member

September 5, 2017

After serving two years as the Humanities, History, and Social Sciences Department's acting chair, Erin McCarthy was named interim chair June 1, a position she is set to hold until a permanent chair is found. McCarthy said she thinks she was selected for the position to provide a...

The Black Arts Movement and Beyond | The Columbia Chronicle

March 6, 2017

Students, leaders and community members gathered at The University of Chicago Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., on March 2 to hear renowned poet, author and educator Haki Madhubuti read excerpts from his boo...

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City youth caught in the crossfire, bear scars of gun violence

February 27, 2017

A lack of counseling for children who have experienced trauma can cause them to become “numb to their emotions,” said Waldo Johnson, a professor in the School of Social Service Administration at th...

Sex Through The Decades

By Carolyn Bradley

February 16, 2017

There’s new information available every day so we can educate ourselves on virtually any subject. And that has led to more open discussions on a particularly hot topic: sex. People are slowly feeling more comfortable addressing sex  and related discussions.This wasn’t always the case. Until the mid-to-late 20th century, conversations on sex did not exist—or if they did, they were done in whispers. Noel Paul Hertz, owner of...

South Side residents give input on presidential library

South Side residents give input on presidential library

By Caroline Bowen

January 30, 2017

Hours before President Donald Trump was sworn into office Jan. 20, Barack and Michelle Obama asked for community input in developing the new  Obama  Presidential Center in a video released by the Oba...

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