Black hair has been politicized, penalized and legislated throughout history. As a bill addressing hair discrimination heads to the Illinois House, we break down the politics of Black hair.
Ava Thompson Greenwell
A new film airing this weekend on WTTW draws parallels between the fight against apartheid in South Africa and injustice in Chicago.
Whether Lori Lightfoot or Toni Preckwinkle becomes the next mayor of Chicago, the 2019 runoff is one for the history books. We take a deep dive into the political significance of this election.