NEWS articles

Quinn signs sterilization bill

Gov. Pat Quinn signed a law banning the sterilization of disabled adults without a court order. Advocates are calling it a civil rights victory.

over 6 years ago | Alex Parker

Court to weigh in on city schools' deseg efforts

A federal court hearing could decide the future of the Chicago public schools' 28-year integration efforts. Community members say the schools have a long way to go and are preparing formal objections.

7 years ago | Megan Cottrell

CHA residents take a stand against police tactic

Contact cards violate rights, they say

8 years ago | Hilary Powell