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Comiskey Park, Home of the White Sox, 1940s (Chicago Pin of the Day, 3/6/2015).

Comiskey Park, Home of the White Sox, 1940s (Chicago Pin of the Day, 3/6/2015).

https://flic.kr/p/qMKmSz | South Side Chicago

https://flic.kr/p/qMKmSz | South Side Chicago

Street Scene On 47th Street In South Side Chicago, A Busy Area Where Many Small Black Businesses Are Located, 06/1973

Street Scene On 47th Street In South Side Chicago, A Busy Area Where Many Small Black Businesses Are Located, 06/1973

U.S. "Street scene, South Side Chicago.", 1941 // by Edwin Rosskam for the Resettlement Administration.

U.S. "Street scene, South Side Chicago.", 1941 // by Edwin Rosskam for the Resettlement Administration.

Andreas Feininger. The "Golden Flats," South Side, Chicago. 1950

Andreas Feininger. The "Golden Flats," South Side, Chicago. 1950

A day of grief in a city of painA native of south side Chicago...  A day of grief in a city of pain  A native of south side Chicago Spencer Leak Sr. has watched as his hometown and the neighborhoods where he grew up have been ripped apart by homicides in recent years the results of an explosion of gun violence police have struggled to contain.  Last year according to the Chicago Tribune 781 people were killeda massive jump over 2015 when there were 492 recorded homicides. The pace of…

A day of grief in a city of painA native of south side Chicago... A day of grief in a city of pain A native of south side Chicago Spencer Leak Sr. has watched as his hometown and the neighborhoods where he grew up have been ripped apart by homicides in recent years the results of an explosion of gun violence police have struggled to contain. Last year according to the Chicago Tribune 781 people were killeda massive jump over 2015 when there were 492 recorded homicides. The pace of…

Promontory Point (Chicago Pin of the Day, 2/21/2015).

18 Places In Chicago To Go When You Need To Recharge & Feel Inspired

Empty Housing In The Ghetto On Chicago's South Side Structures Such As This Have Been Systematically Vacated As A Result Of Fires, Vandalism Or Failure By Owners To Provide Basic Tenant Services, 05/1973 U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13712   Photographer: White, John H, 1945-

Empty Housing In The Ghetto On Chicago's South Side Structures Such As This Have Been Systematically Vacated As A Result Of Fires, Vandalism Or Failure By Owners To Provide Basic Tenant Services, 05/1973 U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13712 Photographer: White, John H, 1945-

https://flic.kr/p/edEP9q | Black Couple And Their Dog In Their Apartment In South Side Chicago, 06/1973 | Original Caption: Black Couple And Their Dog In Their Apartment In South Side Chicago. From 1960 To 1970 The Percentage Of Chicago Blacks With An Income Of $7,000 Or More Jumped From 26 To 58%. Median Black Income During The Period Increased From $4,000 To $7,883. But The Difference Between Their Median Income And That Of Whites Increased From $3,251 To $3,603 During The 10 Years…

https://flic.kr/p/edEP9q | Black Couple And Their Dog In Their Apartment In South Side Chicago, 06/1973 | Original Caption: Black Couple And Their Dog In Their Apartment In South Side Chicago. From 1960 To 1970 The Percentage Of Chicago Blacks With An Income Of $7,000 Or More Jumped From 26 To 58%. Median Black Income During The Period Increased From $4,000 To $7,883. But The Difference Between Their Median Income And That Of Whites Increased From $3,251 To $3,603 During The 10 Years…

Obama at a South Side Chicago community meeting. At left are Torrey Barrett and the Rev. Richard Tolliver.

Two months out of office, Barack Obama is having a post-presidency like no other

Obama at a South Side Chicago community meeting. At left are Torrey Barrett and the Rev. Richard Tolliver.

Rarely-Seen Photos Spotlight The 1970s Social Scene Of South Side Chicago http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/12/michael-l-abramson-south-side-photos_n_5811824.html

Rarely Seen Photos Spotlight The 1970s Social Scene Of South Side Chicago

Rarely-Seen Photos Spotlight The 1970s Social Scene Of South Side Chicago http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/12/michael-l-abramson-south-side-photos_n_5811824.html

Empty housing in the ghetto on Chicago's South Side. May 1973 (NWDNS-412-DA-13712)

Empty housing in the ghetto on Chicago's South Side. May 1973 (NWDNS-412-DA-13712)