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Libyan Americans Feeling Freedom From Miles Away

Libyan Americans Feeling Freedom From Miles Away

Serage Rahima received a phone call this past weekend he would never forget. The voices on the other end were from his family in his native country of Libya, and they were overwhelmed with joy due to the recent death of Muammar Gadhafi, who for 42 years was a dictator of the North African country. […]

South Side Residents Want Loiterers to Leave

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South Side Residents Want Loiterers to Leave

South Side residents are concerned about excessive loitering outside the Calumet Food and Liquor, located at 315 E. 43rd St. Local businesses and community organizers in Bronzeville are worried that the liquor store is attracting the wrong kind of company. Stephanie Roberts catches the Green Line at the 43rd El station weekdays to her job […]

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Principal Says Community is Key to Saving South Side School

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Principal Says Community is Key to Saving South Side School

Image via Wikipedia Just before Terrance Little took over as principal of Wendell Phillips High School on July 1, he took a quick tour of the school and one word came to mind: “Chaos.” “It looked like a zoo,” Little said.  “If a school doesn’t look like a school, then it’s not a school.” With the […]

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With a Little Polish, Bronzeville Can Still Shine

Image via Wikipedia Bronzeville residents and business owners are concerned that there is not enough development in their South Side neighborhood and, as a result, not enough traffic to sustain businesses trying to make a home in the area. Residents said they would like to see the neighborhood go back to how it was in the 1960s […]

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