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“They screamin’, “Chano for mayor,” I’m thinkin’ maybe I should,” Chance The Rapper exclaimed on his song “Somewhere in Paradise” in 2015. And now it might actually happen.  Fans have started a petition on chano4mayor.com urging Chance to run for the mayor of Chicago and take on incumbent mayor Rahm Emanuel by launching “Hey Chance, […]

Chance the Rapper announces the launch of the New Chance Arts and Literature Fund for Chicago public schools.

One of two girls struck by stray bullets died. The other victim is on life support.

Chance the Rapper teamed up with Joe Fresh Goods to showcase pieces from their new “Thank You Obama” line.

President Obama will give his final speech on January 10 at McCormick Place, the same place he celebrated his 2012 presidential win.

A boy, 10, was nearly killed in Chicago's deadliest day of gun violence in 13 years. Nineteen people were shot.

The mother of three from Blue Island, just 16 miles outside of Chicago, says she is unsure where we will go as a country from here, but her protest exemplifies the notion that in the fight for social justice and equality, it is deadly to be silent.

Since 2010, every single Urban Prep graduate has been accepted to a four-year college or university.

While most high school seniors live for the last few weeks of school that include prom, bittersweet goodbyes and graduation, one student won't be able to walk down memory lane.

Computer classes at his St. Sabina Church in the city's Englewood neighborhood were disrupted Wednesday morning over a slow Internet connection that made it difficult to complete tasks.

Three more people vowed to join the group in protesting the closure and ultimate reopening of Walter H. Dyett High School on the South Side

At a time when interactions between African-Americans and police are fraught with tension over allegations of excessive force by cops across the nation, a team…