OPINION | Beychella Didn't Have Anything To Do With Chicago Until...

OPINION | Beychella Didn’t Have Anything To Do With Chicago Until…

… Queen Bey and her HBCU band played “Hay” by Crucial Conflict.
Kim Foxx wants us to look beyond the headlines to see the facts of the Jussie Smollett case

Kim Foxx wants us to look beyond the headlines to see the facts of the Jussie Smollett case

In our April interview with Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx, she shares her side of the story in the Jussie Smollett case.
Aretha Franklin takes us to church in ‘Amazing Grace’ doc

Aretha Franklin takes us to church in ‘Amazing Grace’ doc

On Wednesday, the long-awaited Amazing Grace documentary kicked off the 21st annual Ebertfest at the Virginia Theater in Urbana, IL.
Some Black millennials refuse to be forced out of Chicago, others have no choice

Some Black millennials refuse to be forced out of Chicago, others have no choice

Despite a population decline of at least 200,000 Black Chicagoans since 2000, some millennials are fighting back by intentionally staying in Chicago to contribute their talents to the city that made them.

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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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