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Chicago Race Issues

Does Race or Gender Influence Professional Judgement?

Katy Welter | Posted 12.29.2012 | Chicago
Katy Welter

Does race or gender influence decision-making among members of the most respected professions? Several recent, high-profile studies conclude that, yes, even scientists, doctors, and judges are vulnerable to such unconscious bias.

The End of a Segregated Century?

Angela Caputo | Posted 04.09.2012 | Chicago
Angela Caputo

Last week, the Manhattan Institute released a report that suggests Chicago is less segregated than it was a decade ago. When I drive through the Near North Side, it sure appears to be true.

Lizzie Schiffman

My Chicago: Richard Steele Talks Racial Disparities In Chicago, 2011 News Stories That Confronted Them | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 01.30.2012 | Chicago

As 2011 winds to a close, reflecting on the issues Chicago confronted this year can help poise the city for progress in the future. In that vein, W...

Protests Erupt Over Racist Display On Southwest Side Home

CBS 2 Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Some Chicagoans are infuriated about a display on a house in the West Beverly neighborhood that displays overtly racist messages. African-American ...