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Chicago Police Department Hires Consultant to Help with Civil Rights Reform

Mayor Rahm Emanuel taps former Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey to guide police force

Chicago taps police veteran Charles Ramsey to help with the reform of its police department.

By Courtney Connley

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Chicago Public Schools as Scrooge

A Christmas miracle may be needed to save public school funding in a major American city

If I could write an education-based parody of A Christmas Carol, I would have to…

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Laquan McDonald and What My Dying Father Told Me About the Chicago Police

The tragedy of the blue wall of silence

My daddy was born and raised near Money, Mississippi, and was a teenager himself in…

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Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, Rapper Common, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on the Effects of Youth Unemployment

Schultz sheds light on the racial injustices minority youth face when seeking employment

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, Rapper Common, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel talk about the adverse…

By Courtney Connley

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[INFOGRAPHIC] P-TECH: The School That’s Taking Over the World

This STEM high school is an engine of success

P-TECH, a 6-year, year-round high school in Brooklyn born of a public-private partnership is being…

By Robin White Goode

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Small Businesses Favor Minimum Wage Increase says National Poll

Chicago Lawmakers Vote for Minimum Wage Increase

City council votes to increase minimum wage rates to $13 by 2019

Chicago’s City Council votes to increase minimum wage to $13 by the middle of 2019

By Courtney Connley

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Chicago’s Teachers Strike Comes To An End

7 days of fighting comes to an end

7 days of fighting comes to an end

By Sasha King

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