Out West: A Mississippi Story

Out West: A Mississippi Story

In part two of our multimedia series, Out West, journalist Tiffany Walden uses her quest to find her grandmother’s Mississippi roots to connect the dots between Chicago’s West Side and the South.
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Project Fire uses glassblowing as a form of healing from gun violence

Project Fire uses glassblowing as a form of healing from gun violence

“When I started blowing glass, I took my irritation out on the glass.”
The Forecast: Chimeka

The Forecast: Chimeka

This episode of The Forecast includes rappers SoLo The Dweeb, Kidd Kenn and our featured artist, Chimeka.
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[VIDEO] Praize Productions inspires Black youth through ballet, jazz and other dance

[VIDEO] Praize Productions inspires Black youth through ballet, jazz and other dance

"When I see what we are doing with the community, what we are doing for these kids, there’s no other word but blessed.”

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Boss Things

Boss Things

The Lake is where the Black kings and queens from all sides of Chicago come to play.

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.

The TRiiBE is a digital media platform showcasing innovative content to reshape the narrative of Black millennials in Chicago. Our original works in journalism and documentary, alongside creative writing and video, captures the multifaceted essence of Black Chicago from our point of view. As an independent, alternative news source, we hope to unify Black Chicago millennials in the common purpose to create a safer, more vibrant Chicago.