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 A noose is shown hanging in a Water Department truck. (Courtesy of Ald. David Moore)

A Chicago alderman demands hearings into the city’s Water Department after a photo surfaced of a noose hanging in a department truck. 

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Chicago Inspector General Joe Ferguson says emails distributed among employees at the city Water Department suggest a culture of overtly racist and sexist behavior.

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More details emerge about alleged gun dealing, racist and sexist behavior by a politically connected subordinate at the city’s Department of Water Management.

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Photo by Josclynn Brandon

Chicago’s predominantly-white River North neighborhood was the scene of a candlelight protest to promote racial diversity.

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A former ThyssenKrupp employee recounts his tale of discrimination, as Reverend Jesse Jackson prods the company to make big changes. Paris Schutz has the details.