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Chicago Segregation

PHOTOS: Vintage Scenes Of Chicago At The Beach

Posted 07.11.2013 | Chicago

With the humidity in Chicago temporarily subsiding Thursday, making for a rather lovely end to the work week, it's the perfect time to head to the bea...

Payton To Play At Brooks After Controversial Prep Game Cancellation

Posted 04.30.2013 | Chicago

Updated story A pair of Chicago prep schools on opposite ends of town are playing ball following a controversial game cancellation that some in the...

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...

Changing Our Corrupt City's Course

Dick Simpson | Posted 04.17.2012 | Chicago
Dick Simpson

Unless Chicagoans give a damn, we will never have the votes at the ballot box or in the city council to end the endemic cultural of corruption which has plagued this city since the first public corruption convictions in 1869.

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.

America's Most Segregated City

Posted 01.31.2012 | Chicago

The results of a Census data study conducted by the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research revealed that segregation in urban areas has gone down nat...

Joseph Erbentraut

Public Art Project Aims To Reinvigorate Chicago's South Side | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 12.23.2011 | Chicago

When Brooklyn-based photographer Emily Schiffer first arrived on Chicago's South Side, it wasn't long before the widespread desolation and vacancy ove...

ACLU Files Suit Against City Over Minority Neighborhood Police Deployments

Posted 12.27.2011 | Chicago

The ACLU of Illinois on Thursday announced that they are suing the city of Chicago because they allege that response times to emergency calls in high-...

New Data: Chicago Segregation Is Getting Worse

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago is known as the most segregated city in the United States -- so much so, in fact, that the term "hypersegregation" was coined to describe the ...

What Chicago Zip Code Offers the Most Bang for Your Buck?

Liane Jackson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Liane Jackson

If living in the right part of town is still important to you, but you're living on a recession budget, which Chicago area neighborhood offers the most bang for your buck?

Race: Are We Over It? Event Offers Lively Discussion About Segregation, Race Relations In Chicago And Beyond

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local | Diana Novak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit When Barack Obama was elected, many people wanted to shout "racism no longer exists!" from...