U.S. Justice Department reopened the investigation into the horrific lynching of Emmett Till in 2018 after a book, The Blood of Emmett Till, quoted Carolyn Bryant as saying she lied when she claimed Emmett whistled at her and made sexual advances. But on Monday, the probe was closed with no new charges being filed.

Former President Barack Obama recently made a surprise visit to a Chicago-based YMCA community center.

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability has recommended between one day and one year of suspension for multiple Chicago police officers who were involved in the botched raid on Anjanette Young's home, and “up to and including separation” from the department for others.

Common helped create a music recording studio for inmates at Stateville Correctional Center in Illinois.

To combat the problem of gang violence in Chicago directly, Mayor Lori Lightfoot is looking to hit gang members where it hurts by not only taking them to court but also coming for their assets. 

Data taken from the Illinois Traffic and Pedestrian Stop Study suggests that Black drivers are actually seven times more likely to get stopped by Chicago police compared to what White people experience. 

Duke Slater—the National Football League’s first Black lineman—was posthumously inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Years in the making, the newly unveiled sculpture brings to life the legacy of the famed journalist and activist for generations to come.

The former residence of legendary musician Muddy Waters has been given preliminary landmark status.

A collective of Black and brown-owned businesses have teamed up to combat food insecurity in Chicago.

For the first time in its 142-year history, The Art Institute of Chicago has a Black woman board chair.

On Thursday Chicago police officers captured a suspect in the deadly shooting after a high-speed chase that resulted in a car crash. The suspect was eventually shot by police after attempting to highjack another vehicle.