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Lena Waithe's The Chi Brings Out Chicago's Cold and Warm Sides Lena Waithe's The Chi Brings Out Chicago's Cold and Warm Sides

A fatal, frustrating scene serves as the turning point in the pilot episode of Showtime’s The Chi, setting up a domino of bad choices for its primary characters. A 16-year-old is shot and killed and, by that point in the story, we’ve come to know him, or at least we feel like we do. We know who killed him and who…

Sexual Misconduct Is Rampant At Ford's Chicago Plants, Say The Women Who Work There Sexual Misconduct Is Rampant At Ford's Chicago Plants, Say The Women Who Work There

In August, Ford announced it would pay up to $10.1 million to settle a racial- and sexual-harassment investigation at two Chicago plants. There were almost no details, but Ford said it “took appropriate action” against those violating policy. But as an extensive and damning New York Times investigation found, it…

Here's a Baby Wombat 

Here is a video of all of us, taking our first uncertain, wavering steps into the great big wider world. But specifically, it’s a southern hairy-nosed wombat joey who’s the latest addition to Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo.

Stranger Things-Themed Bar Gets Adorable Letter From Netflix Telling Them to Beat It  Stranger Things-Themed Bar Gets Adorable Letter From Netflix Telling Them to Beat It 

Last month Chicago’s Emporium Arcade Bar launched a Stranger Things pop-up bar known as the “Upside Down.” Here patrons could actually choose to lounge around in sets inspired by the show while they post memes about Barb, who is dead, by the way. She’s dead, seriously.

Forget Bernie Bros: Meet the Young People of Color Leading the Country's Socialist Revolution Forget Bernie Bros: Meet the Young People of Color Leading the Country's Socialist Revolution

If you followed Bernie Sanders’ resurgent campaign for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination in even a cursory way, you heard about the scourge of the “Bernie Bro.”

Goodbye Shade Court, For Real This Time Goodbye Shade Court, For Real This Time

Well folks, this is it. I now find it difficult to even remember the origins of Shade Court, though I do clearly remember, like many things in my life, it was born out of my frustration. Frustration at watching publication after publication misuse this wonderful, beautiful word and all the rudeness and arrogance it…

Chicago Will Withhold High School Diplomas Unless Students Have a Job, College, or Military Plans Chicago Will Withhold High School Diplomas Unless Students Have a Job, College, or Military Plans

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has made Chicago Public Schools the first big-city system to require a job, a college acceptance letter, gap-year program enrollment or enlistment in the military as a condition of graduating from high school. Aside from the obvious issues with the school system potentially withholding a diploma…

Three Chicago Cops Charged With Conspiring to Cover Up Shooting Death of Laquan McDonald Three Chicago Cops Charged With Conspiring to Cover Up Shooting Death of Laquan McDonald

On Tuesday, three current or former Chicago cops were indicted on charges of conspiring to cover up the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald by a fellow officer nearly three years ago. The indictment reads that the cops attempted to, “conceal the true facts of the events surrounding the killing of Laquan…

Petition Asks Theaters Not to Invite Chicago Critic to Shows Due to Racist Reviews  Petition Asks Theaters Not to Invite Chicago Critic to Shows Due to Racist Reviews 

On Tuesday a Change.org petition created by the Chicago Theater Accountability Coalition called on theaters to stop inviting longtime Chicago Sun-Times theater critic Hedy Weiss to productions because “she is not willing to work with us to create a positive environment.”

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Calls for 'Proactive Policing' in Op-Ed Attorney General Jeff Sessions Calls for 'Proactive Policing' in Op-Ed

Earlier this month, attorney general Jeff Sessions—David the Gnome’s racist cousin—commenced a review of “consent decrees,” agreements between the federal government and local police forces to address issues of systemic racism and other prejudices. Today, in an op-ed published by USA Today, Sessions broadcasted his…

Who Are the Security Officers That Forcibly Dragged a United Airlines Passenger? Who Are the Security Officers That Forcibly Dragged a United Airlines Passenger?

The videos depicting security officers forcibly dragging an elderly United Airlines passenger in Chicago have drawn outrage that is both widespread and entirely justified. Most of the resulting news coverage has focused, correctly, on United’s tone-deaf response and the larger question of how much power airlines wield…

Chicago Court Rules That Civil Rights Act Protects LGBT Employees from Workplace Discrimination Chicago Court Rules That Civil Rights Act Protects LGBT Employees from Workplace Discrimination

On Tuesday, a federal appeals court in Chicago ruled that LGBT employees are protected from workplace discrimination under the Civil Rights Act for the first time since its creation in 1964.

Police: No One Reported Chicago Teen's Sexual Assault Which Streamed on Facebook Live  Police: No One Reported Chicago Teen's Sexual Assault Which Streamed on Facebook Live 

Chicago police are investigating the alleged sexual assault of a 15 year old girl that was recorded on Facebook Live and watched by “dozens” of viewers.

Treasure Trove of Vintage Candy Wrapper Trash Found in Historic Movie Theater  Treasure Trove of Vintage Candy Wrapper Trash Found in Historic Movie Theater 

In a grimy illustration of the old saying that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, here’s a chance to feast your eyes upon some ancient candy wrappers, rediscovered in a historic Chicago movie palace.

Chance the Rapper Donates $1 Million to Chicago Public Schools, Calls Out Governor's Inaction Chance the Rapper Donates $1 Million to Chicago Public Schools, Calls Out Governor's Inaction

Chance the Rapper announced that he’s donating a total of $1 million to public schools in his hometown of Chicago. He also told the governor: “Do your job.” He is an actual saint.

Mayors of Sanctuary Cities Ready Themselves to Fight Trump's Executive Order to Halt Funding Mayors of Sanctuary Cities Ready Themselves to Fight Trump's Executive Order to Halt Funding

As protestors gathered in action against President Donald Trump’s executive order that would immediately halt funding to “sanctuary cities” that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration policies, city officials across the nation prepare themselves for what will surely be a long, hard fight.

The Obamas Are Building a Presidential Center in Chicago

America’s mom and dad have vacated the White House, leaving us struggling with a weird, reverse empty-nest syndrome (in addition to, you know, a growing sense of existential dread). In a new video, the Obamas unveil the Obama Foundation and a plan to build a new presidential center in South Side Chicago, where FLOTUS…

The Women of Chicago's Bleeders Riders Club Don't Ride Bitch The Women of Chicago's Bleeders Riders Club Don't Ride Bitch

Late one Friday afternoon last September, a well-dressed man in an Audi wheeled into the alley off Damen in Ukranian Village on Chicago’s West Side and up to his garage. As I watched standing in the alleyway, he seemed a mixture of bemused and impatient—he’d have to wait to park.

4 Individuals Allegedly Responsible For Torturing Man on Facebook Live Charged With Hate Crime

On Thursday afternoon, Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson announced that the four individuals involved in a Facebook Live video that appeared to show a young man the police described as having “mental health challenges” being tied up and tortured would be charged with a hate crime.

Four Charged For Facebook Live Torture of Mentally Ill Man [UPDATED] Four Charged For Facebook Live Torture of Mentally Ill Man [UPDATED]

On Thursday, Chicago police are expected to charge four black Chicago residents after a Facebook Live video surfaced of them binding, gagging, and assaulting a young white man, described by police as having “mental health challenges.”

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