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Chicago Racism

WATCH: Controversial Priest Demands That 'America Deal With Race' In The Wake Of Trayvon Martin's Death

Posted 03.26.2012 | Chicago

Chicagoans took to the streets and church pews over the weekend to express their outrage and sadness over the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. ...

Trayvon Martin's Death Hits Close To Home For Many Chicagoans

Posted 03.25.2012 | Chicago

The death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida has sparked conversation and protest nationwide about the way young, black men are perceived -- and...

Cracked Sidewalks

Jessica Vasquez | Posted 03.31.2012 | Chicago
Jessica Vasquez

There are two truths to growing up and living in Chicago. The first truth was given to me, that being that Chicago is a very diverse city. The second truth is that Chicago is a very segregated city.

Chicago Changes Colors

Zack Isaacs | Posted 09.05.2011 | Chicago
Zack Isaacs

It's the new Great Migration: black Chicagoans are "relocating" to the southern suburbs. But it's much bigger than a residential issue. Chicago is not what it used to be -- and I think I know the reason why.

Life After Hate: Former Skinhead Writes Memoir About Moving Past Racism

Chicago Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Twenty years ago, Picciolini was a 17-year-old who used music as a means of venting his aggression. He was the lead singer in a white-power skinhead b...

RACE AND RECESSION: The Racial Divide Among The Unemployed In Illinois

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local | Samira Said | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit The entire nation is watching and waiting for the economy to solidly rebound, and for job ...

Racist Sign In Beverly Sparks Outrage From Daley And City's Human Rights Commission, Federal Investigation Possible (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A racist display that sparked outrage in the Southwest Side's Beverly neighborhood has prompted anger from Mayor Daley and city officials are now urgi...

Muslim Exhibit DEFACED At The School Of The Art Institute

Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A graduate student's exhibit that addressed racial profiling and violence towards Muslims has been defaced at the School of the Art Institute of Chica...

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 ...

Did Tiger Woods Pave the Way for Barack Obama?

David Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Murray

It's impossible to know for sure what Woods has done over the last decade to soften up white America for a black presidential candidate with similar qualities.