Environmental racism is defined as environmental injustice that occurs within a racialized context both in practice and policy.

Jaylen Ausley, Donald Huey and Devonta Vivetter were struck outside of a gay bar in Chicago.

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O'Reilly is barely even pretending anymore.

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott pointed to gun violence in Chicago to deflect responsibility for the Uvalde school shooting in his own state.

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Former first lady Michelle Obama announced the Obama Presidential Center Museum will harbor an exhibit inspired by her mother Marian Robinson.

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The Chicago home where revolutionary activist Fred Hampton spent his childhood years has received landmark status.

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Chance the Rapper distributed 1,500 free meals in Chicago in celebration of his 29th birthday.

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A Black woman-owned, Chicago-based grocery store created to address the city’s food deserts received a $2.5 million grant.

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The Chicago-based nonprofit The Healing is creating safe spaces for Black men to practice mindfulness through yoga.

Laquan McDonald's grandmother said Jason Van Dyke would still be in prison for murdering her Black teenage grandson if the former Chicago cop wasn't white. Van Dyke was released Thursday after serving less than half his sentence.

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Ex-Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke is set to be released from prison after having served less than half of the 81-month sentence he got three years ago after he was found guilty of murdering Laquan McDonald by shooting the teenager 16 times.

The "Empire" actor said he was attacked on Jan. 29, 2019. Here is the timeline of the investigation and trial to hold him accountable.