A native looks back on years of taunts, profiling, and isolation in the majority-white suburb. Brian Crooks tells his story in the Naperville Sun.
Martha Nussbaum’s work is the stuff of everyday life, and it might make her the most profound philosopher in America. The New Yorker profiles the University of Chicago prof.
Twitter and CPS protests laid the groundwork for the 1,000-person sit-in. Chicago magazine talks to one of the leaders.
Jamilah Lemieux grew up the daughter of a CPD detective (and Black Panther), giving her a perspective on what law enforcement is, and should be. The Ebony senior editor looks back.
When CPS was forced to attempt integration, it changed the life of author and reporter Natalie Moore. Will future CPS students be able to say the same? The WBEZ veteran lays it out in the Sun-Times.
The organizer and musician steps out from the shadow of her high-profile guest appearances on her debut album. Noisey profiles the Chicagoan.
And an alumnus of the Obama campaign’s tech team is behind it. Mother Jones presents Rayid Ghani’s work.
The Independent Police Review Authority is slow, deferential, and not truly independent. The Tribune investigates.
Four friends have spent the last quarter-century perfecting some of the world’s hardest card tricks. Chicago magazine pays a visit to their weekly meeting.
Seems simple? This is Chicago, so there’s going to be politics. WBEZ goes on a hunt.