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Issa Rae, creator of the popular Awkward Black Girl series, hit a major milestone on Sunday with the debut of her new project Insecure.

The Chicago Teachers Union announced Wednesday that it will launch a one-day strike on April Fool's Day, and is asking the entire city to join them in their efforts. The union says the impetus for the strike is a call for justice although there are several competing aims, DNAinfo Chicago reports

Illinois launches an investigation of Chicago Public School's finances. The governor plans to take control of the financially troubled school district.