DC: There is a major controversy over the location of the proposed Obama Presidential Center in Chicago.
The center has been accused of gentrifying an urban neighborhood, ruining a park and being “socially regressive.” It has also been the subject of a lawsuit. The center has also been called ugly.
Now, the center faces a big cultural challenge. Chicago superstar Chance the Rapper tweeted Wednesday that he is not in favor of the center since the City Council, which just approved the plans, did not seek input from the neighborhood it will reside in. more