The TRiiBE
Bringing Joy Back to Summertime Chi

Bringing Joy Back to Summertime Chi

Let's show the world what #SummertimeChi truly means to Black Chicago.
Chicago playwright spreads love, unity and hope with Chi-Rise

Chicago playwright spreads love, unity and hope with Chi-Rise

Chicago playwright Messiah Equiano wanted to instill a sense of hope for the future in Chicago youth amid the ongoing bloody headlines. So, he created the nonprofit, Chi-Rise.
Healing Chicago: The Story of Raptivist Bella Bahhs

Healing Chicago: The Story of Raptivist Bella Bahhs

Healing Chicago tells the personal story of Bella BAHHS: poet, activist and an absolute force of a human being inspiring change through art and engagement.
Why we can’t stop thinking about Kenneka Jenkins

Why we can’t stop thinking about Kenneka Jenkins

Kenneka Jenkins' death hit home for Black millennial women in Chicago because we see ourselves in her.

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The Works

The Black Series

The Black Series

BLACK is a visual series capturing the colloquial expressions and shared experiences of Black folks.

The Scene


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.