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Chicago Police To Donald Trump: We Asked For Help And You Never Responded

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 02.24.2017 | Politics

Despite President Donald Trump’s repeated criticism of Chicago’s rising homicide rate, the city’s police department says multiple requests for f...

A President's Day Lesson For Trump: The Feds Can't Fix Chicago

Dave Stieber | Posted 02.20.2017 | Politics
Dave Stieber

Dear President Trump, You seem to have a strong dislike towards Chicago. Is it due to the fact that Chicago was the only city in the country, during y...

Video Captures Courthouse Beating Of Inmate Accused of Killing Chicago Child

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.17.2017 | Crime

The man accused of killing an 11-year-old Chicago girl was attacked by another inmate before a courthouse hearing, and it was captured on surveillance...

"I Speak to God in Public": A Message From Chance to the Church

Devon J. Crawford | Posted 02.16.2017 | Religion
Devon J. Crawford

His name is Chancelor Bennett, a 23-year-old, vibrant personality from the Southside of Chicago. To his millions of fans across the world, he is affec...

Chance The Rapper: I'm 'Tired' Of Chicago Being Seen As A 'Third World Country'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.16.2017 | Black Voices

Chance the Rapper has a few thoughts regarding President Donald Trump’s plans to fix the “horrendous situation” in Chicago. During a joint inter...

18-Year-Old Captures The Daily Plights Of Black Women In Profound Poem

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 02.16.2017 | Black Voices

For HuffPost’s #LoveTakesAction series, we’re telling stories of how people are standing up to hate and supporting those most threatened. What wil...

After Another Excused Chicago Police Killing, It's Time To Trash Their Contract

Dave Stieber | Posted 02.16.2017 | Chicago
Dave Stieber

It is possible that you may have missed the announcement last week that the Chicago police officer who killed 55-year-old Bettie Jones and 19-year-old...

'Brown Girls' Creator Says Joy Is A Powerful Political Weapon

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 02.21.2017 | Arts

For HuffPost’s #LoveTakesAction series, we’re telling stories of how people are standing up to hate and supporting those most threatened. What wil...

11-Year-Old Girl Shot In Chicago Over The Weekend Dies In Hospital

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 02.14.2017 | Politics

CHICAGO, Feb 14 (Reuters) - An 11-year-old girl shot in the head over the weekend died on Tuesday and a toddler was killed by gunfire during a triple ...

Cheeky Protesters Moon Trump Tower Chicago To Ass-ert Outrage (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.14.2017 | Weird News

Sometimes when you want to speak out against The Man, you have to start at the bottom. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered Sunday to moon Trump Interna...

How Today's Heartland Fiction Can Break Us Out Of Our Bubbles

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 02.13.2017 | Arts

As the results of the 2016 presidential election trickled in on Nov. 8, 2016, all eyes were suddenly glued to the center of the electoral map: Ohio, M...

Chicago, the Racial Wealth Divide and Mexican Americans

Dedrick Muhammad | Posted 02.08.2017 | Latino Voices
Dedrick Muhammad

Co-written by Jessika Lopez, Senior Program Associate, Racial Wealth Divide Initiative When we think of Chicago, we think the Windy City, maybe the ...

Syrian Refugees Halted By Trump’s Travel Ban Make Long-Awaited Reunion With Family

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 02.10.2017 | Politics

CHICAGO ― A family of Syrian refugees who were barred from entering the U.S. last month due to President Donald Trump’s refugee-banning executive ...

Trump Repeats Huge Lie About The U.S. Murder Rate

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 02.08.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump revived his thoroughly debunked lie about U.S. crime on Tuesday, claiming the national murder rate is nearing a 50-year high. ...

It's Not American Carnage. It Is An Urban Crisis.

Ed Crego | Posted 02.07.2017 | Politics
Ed Crego

In his inaugural address, President Donald Trump called attention to the very real and serious problem of “Mothers and children trapped in poverty i...

Bruh! Let's Talk About Chicago!

Richard Fowler | Posted 02.03.2017 | Media
Richard Fowler

By now, most of you have probably seen the video that went viral this week of me on Fox News being accused of not actually being from within Chicago's...

Parents Create Teachable Moments At Immigration Protests

The 74 | Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.03.2017 | Parents

The74Million.org is a non-profit education news site, devoted to telling the stories of schools, teachers, parents and America’s 74 million kids. T...

Dear Representative Peter Roskam

Lynn LaPlante Allaway | Posted 02.03.2017 | Chicago
Lynn LaPlante Allaway

Dear Representative Roskam: You haven't met me, yet, but not for my lack of trying. I am one of your constituents from the 6th Congressional District...

Hundreds Will Brave Cold to Moon Trump Tower in Chicago

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.03.2017 | Politics

Activists from the heartland want a crack at protesting Donald Trump’s presidency and his refusal to release his tax returns. So hundreds of sturdy ...

The Beautiful Story Behind This Viral Photo From A Chicago Airport Protest

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 02.02.2017 | Parents

As protesters gather at airports and public spaces to oppose President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting immigration and travel from seven ...

Shed Your 'Neutrality': A Plea For Psychoanalytic Activism

Flora Lazar | Posted 02.03.2017 | Politics
Flora Lazar

Early last summer, my son called to tell me to drop everything and go online. Tickets for the Chicago run of “Hamilton” beginning in November were...

Growing Up Smith: Q&A With Anjul Nigam

Jim Luce | Posted 01.31.2017 | Entertainment
Jim Luce

"No explosions, no violence, no profanity!" is the mantra behind every production backed by Brittany House Pictures, and the company's latest project,...

Mom Shares Photo Of Crib To Show Heartbreaking Result Of Muslim Ban

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 01.30.2017 | Parents

Following the news of President Donald Trump’s executive order banning refugees and travelers from several Muslim-majority countries from entering t...

We Are Not Safer

Larry Strauss | Posted 01.30.2017 | Politics
Larry Strauss

“You are cultured and intelligent, Ivan, and you surely understand that the world is not destroyed by villains and conflagrations, but by hate and m...

Breaking Out Of My American Bubble

Adrian Margaret Brune | Posted 01.31.2017 | Politics
Adrian Margaret Brune

For the past year, at least, if not for every election cycle, pundits and forecasters in American politics speak about the “bubbles” of the East a...