Even with the swell of mayoral contenders, Chicago Teacher’s Union president Karen Lewis stepping out of the running for mayor due to illness, West Side teens becoming more politically active in their communities and quite a number of business initiatives starting in Austin, this year’s roundup of online content looks like a compilation of greatest hits from years past. Here is a list of top ranking stories in 2014 listed by number of page views from most to least.

  1. The problem with praise dancing (2012)
  2. Streetbeat: Do you think there is a difference between being in love and loving someone, if so, what is it?
  3. Streetbeat: What does receiving a scholarship mean to you and what are your career goals? (2010)
  4. From sermon to vision to Subway
  5. The real story of living in Cabrini Green projects
  6. Streetbeat: Have you every been called the N-word, and how did you respond? (2013)
  7. Side Trip—Jacqueline Smith’s personal, and private crusade (2007)
  8. Who was Harriet Tubman?
  9. ‘Poet Queen’ Mama Brenda dies
  10. Black adoption by whites isn’t so simple (2013)