A Mother’s Investigation

Q&A with Shapearl Wells, mother of the murdered Courtney Copeland and cohost of a new podcast exploring racial disparities and distrust of the Chicago Police Department, and Invisible Institute journalist Alison Flowers

More Than a Church

How the potential sale of St. Adalbert threatens not just the loss of a church, but the loss of a centuries-old anchor for the community

A Lot to Lose

After the near-sale of a community garden in West Englewood, questions arise about what it takes for gardens on the South Side to stay afloat.

Back to the Roots of the City

Urban agriculture initiatives are at the center of a plan to bring healthy fruits and vegetables to South Side neighborhoods