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When Chicago Tortured

The Second City is still grappling with a long history of police brutality.

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Combating Street Harassment With a Simple, 'You OK, Sis?'

A writer and activist suggests a powerful way to fight back against street harassment—by supporting victims in real time and online.


How Chicago Points to a Growing Inequality of Urban Violence

Some of Chicago's neighborhoods have become much more dangerous, even though crime has plummeted citywide.

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Welcome to Chicago, Where Segregation Is Almost a Civic Art Form

Whole communities are burdened by fear of violent crime, while others remain blissfully ignorant, in America's most divided city.