Jan 062017


Last week, THE CHICAGO REPORTER highlighted  some of their best reporting from 2016; The following are their  picks:

Chicago does little to control police misconduct – or its costs
Reverse commute is a long haul on public transit
In swift push for body cameras, Chicago cut contracting corners
In Kenwood, black picket fences
Financial aid barriers limit college access for undocumented youth
Red Line extension aims to improve transit and development on the Far South Side

Lessons from the Republic Windows workers’ sit-in, eight years on

By Curtis Black | As Chicagoans enter an era with Donald Trump as president and Rahm Emanuel as mayor, the factory workers’ occupation offers a model for resistance.

#ICYMI: On Facebook

Magnificent Mile march

Photos by Sebastián Hidalgo | On New Year’s Eve, hundreds marched silently on Michigan Avenue carrying crosses, each bearing the name of one of more than 760 Chicagoans killed by gun violence in 2016.

  One Response to “The Chicago Reporter’s Best of 2016”

  1. That little yellow dot over the ocean is making mighty progress on the map – great work guys x

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