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It’s official: Congress Parkway to be renamed after Ida B. Wells

Crusader Staff Report The Chicago City Council on Wednesday, July 25 voted to rename Congress Parkway after Ida B. Wells-Barnett, capping an intense campaign...

Ida B. Wells-Barnett descendant riding a wave of success

Crusader staff report It will be located in the park right smack in the middle of a picturesque brick walkway that’s lined with 10-foot trees....

Bigger and Better

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader It intersects all the major interstate highways and streets that are named after presidents and prominent figures, including the late...