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Erica Lopez speaks with “Chicago Tonight” about the death of her mother and father, who both contracted COVID-19. (WTTW News)

From rates of infection to unemployment following the economic shutdown, some residents of Chicago have been cut deeper by the pandemic. We talk about the specific challenges facing hard-hit communities, and some of the support systems in place.

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What state governments are doing — and what some think they should be doing — to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates in the Black community.

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Dr. Helene Gayle appears on “Chicago Tonight” via Zoom on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. (WTTW News)

The coronavirus has had a disparate impact on Black and Brown communities. What would an equitable recovery look like? Dr. Helene Gayle tells us about a new initiative for equitable economic recovery.

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What you need to know about the race for a coronavirus vaccine.

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Dr. Helene Gayle, president and CEO of the Chicago Community Trust. (WTTW News)

A Chicago community foundation is raising millions for dozens of local nonprofits on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. We speak with Dr. Helene Gayle, president and CEO of the Chicago Community Trust.

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Helene Gayle

Meet Dr. Helene Gayle, the new CEO of the Chicago Community Trust, and find out what the future holds for this 102-year-old philanthropic organization.