Review: Kanye West seeks redemption with Sunday Service tour

Review: Kanye West seeks redemption with Sunday Service tour

Kanye West is experimenting with something new. For most of 2019, he’s been remixing the traditions of the Black church into a modern-day ministry; one that isn’t afraid to praise the Lord over secular beats or replace catching the Holy Ghost with fits of the percolator.
With more research, Jay-Z’s donation could’ve inspired change in Chicago

With more research, Jay-Z’s donation could’ve inspired change in Chicago

Out of all the grassroot organizations putting in work in underserved communities on Chicago’s South and West sides, how did Jay-Z’s money end up with the Crusher’s Club?
Opinion | DrinkHaus got shut down and I’m pissed

Opinion | DrinkHaus got shut down and I’m pissed

"DrinkHaus’s closing is disappointing, exhausting and simply unfair. Why? Because we’ve been through this time and time again with our Black-owned establishments."
Jidenna shows Chicago all the love with Fatimah Asghar-directed “Sufi Woman” video and South Side listening party

Jidenna shows Chicago all the love with Fatimah Asghar-directed “Sufi Woman” video and South Side listening party

On Wednesday, a day after the release of the “Sufi Woman” music video, Jidenna blessed Chicago with a listening party at The Promontory in Hyde Park to celebrate his second studio album, '85 to Africa'.

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Another Life

by Morgan Elise Johnson

a docu-poetry series about Chicago Black millennials seeking healing after losing a loved-one to gun violence

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The Works

Literature and Art crafted by and for Black Chicago

You Had Me At Black: Chicago

You Had Me At Black: Chicago

You Had Me At Black podcast recently launched its 5th season with stories from two Black Chicagoans - Meechie and Kwynn.
Undocumented Lesbian

Undocumented Lesbian

In this work of creative nonfiction, South side native Sydni Chiles writes about the difficulties of having her identity pigeonholed by societal definitions, and the beauty of finally breaking away from those definitions.
Windy

Windy

In “Windy,” a spoken word piece by Kwyn Riley, we hear her unconditional love for Chicago despite the pain it’s caused her and many others.
A Letter to Mama from the Ivory Tower

A Letter to Mama from the Ivory Tower

For Mother's Day, Northwestern University master's student Aireale Joi Rodgers pens a vulnerable letter to her mother.

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