As part of The Root's city series, we take a look at who's really holding the purse strings in the entertainment capital. Hint: They don't necessarily work in Tinseltown.
In today's all-or-nothing political climate, both sides of the aisle act as if the object of the game is to destroy your opponent by any means necessary. This is setting a terrible example for the next generation.
When the last tenant moved out of Chicago's notorious housing project, it signaled the end of an era and raised questions about the future of displaced tenants -- and public housing itself.
Jackson easily held on to his seat in this week's midterm elections. But the scandal-ridden congressman "could'a been a contender" on a much larger scale. Some say he has only himself to blame.