Activist and basketball player Jahmal Cole is visiting 12 parks throughout the city, playing basketball and other sports as a way to address Chicago's segregation.
In 1975, The Chicago Reporter sent Stephan Garnett, an African-American reporter, to Marquette Park to see what the baseball diamonds and swimming pool looked like. At the time, it wasn’t a safe park for black people.
Charles Brazelton has been a correctional sergeant at Cook County Department of Corrections for 19 years. He’s in charge of Division 2 Dorm 4, which houses 684 minimum classification inmates.