North Lawndale students learn about their neighborhood's Jewish heritage

More than 100 years ago, North Lawndale was predominately Jewish. On Wednesday, members of the Jewish community went to meet with young people, who now call North Lawndale home.

Mahalia Jackson Court unveiled in Chatham

A community-centric public plaza honoring gospel singer, civil rights activist and Chatham transplant Mahalia Jackson was celebrated Friday with a grand opening ceremony.

Mahalia Jackson statue, memorial plaza unveiled in Chatham

After much planning and anticipation, Chicago's South Side honored Mahalia Jackson with a memorial plaza in the Chatham neighborhood Friday.