Champaign-Urbana was the home of a massive Ku Klux Klan presence when the second Klan movement exploded across America in the 1920s. It defied partisan myths and stereotypes then and now.
Champaign County could be at the forefront of Ranked Choice Voting in Illinois.
Wassim spoke with Joshua Kaufmann, senior executive director at Teach Plus Illinois, about pathways to more diverse teachers in public schools.
Anti-Asian violence and rhetoric has increased exponentially during the pandemic, but it is not new in this country, or in our community.
Most of C-U's public school teachers are white, but many students are not. What are the implications for the few teachers of color?
With uncertainty surrounding this year’s Unofficial festivities, we ponder what the future might hold for this polarizing event.
Samuel Dotson, a graduate student in nuclear engineering, responds to a recent op-ed regarding a proposed nuclear microreactor on the University of Illinois campus.
Gina Cassidy explains why a nuclear microreactor on the U of I campus is a bad idea.
A petition challenge in the race for District 3 brings up some questions about how city elections are run.
Susan discusses why the former Col. Wolfe School at 4th and Healey in Champaign deserves to be saved.
As the nation struggles in the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd, Nicole offers some suggestions for expanding civic engagement across Champaign County.
On day one of Phase 3 of Illinois' reopening, Nicole ventures out to one of our local parks and asks for more care and consideration for people of color in public spaces.
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