Archive for the ‘In Chicago…’ Category

A Loyola professor is leading the charge against unfair Federal Housing Policy affecting Chicago’s Poor

Posted on: January 29th, 2016

Lanice Walker, 38, sits with her children Dec. 21, 2015, at their apartment in Chicago. Some of her children were […]



Hundreds March In Chicago To ‘Reclaim’ MLK’s Message

Posted on: January 15th, 2016

Hundreds marched and rallied in Chicago Thursday evening to “reclaim” the legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. […]



Black Friday Protests Hit Chicago.

Posted on: November 30th, 2015

The Black Friday protests in the luxury corridor are the continuation of simmering tensions in Chicago, where Officer Jason Van […]



The Divide in Pay for Restaurant Workers Based on Race is Examined

Posted on: October 23rd, 2015

The Startling Racial Divide In Pay For Restaurant Workers living in Chicago.



Suburbs Evading New Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program

Posted on: October 12th, 2015

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program is the largest federal initiative for building affordable housing. WBEZ analyzed where those […]



Minimum Wage on Loyola’s Campus

Posted on: September 28th, 2015

Minimum Wage on Loyola’s Campus as a micro level example of the greater minimum wage issue going on in Chicago. […]



Madigan fights against insurance companies charging victims of rape for evidence collection

Posted on: September 9th, 2015

Madigan fights against insurance companies charging victims of rape for evidence collection.



Black business’ slow flight from Bronzeville

Posted on: August 5th, 2015

An interesting look at Black Business’ slow flight from Bronzeville.



Grass Roots Attempt at Gun Prevention on Chicago’s South Side

Posted on: July 16th, 2015

This article from CBS-Chicago details Chicago residents attempting to stop the horrid gun violence in their neighborhoods by posting a […]



Chicago Jobs applications spike ahead of minimum wage increase

Posted on: July 1st, 2015

Chicago Job sites like Unistaff have seen a spike in applications ahead of the soon to be $10  city wide […]