Politics

Community and Collaboration

The 10th Ward showcases its participatory budgeting projects

David Vance

“Let the people decide, and let’s hope for the best.” – John Sandoval

Politics

A Race to Claim Justice

Amid protests, the election for State’s Attorney moves into its final phase

Anita Alvarez, Donna More, and Kim Foxx, by Ian Moore

After Foxx received the endorsement of the Cook County Democratic Party, Alvarez said, “I owe them nothing. Ask Ms. Foxx what she owns Toni Preckwinkle.”

Lit

Narrative Action

Word Warrior by Sonja D. Williams paints a colorful portrait of journalist and activist Richard Durham

“His accomplishments,” she writes, “reinforced my own belief that media, in all its incarnations, should serve a higher purpose than just mindless diversion.”

Architecture | Hyde Park

Historic Hyde Park

At a talk on Hyde Park's historical architecture, a web of community stories

But the most compelling stories are the human ones behind the photos. Moving from one picture to the next, Davis builds a web of neighborhood lives.