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The Many Facets of Black Love

The Many Facets of Black Love

Love comes in all shapes and sizes, and we don’t talk about that enough.
The Pursuit: Fredo Santana & Chicago’s PTSD

The Pursuit: Fredo Santana & Chicago’s PTSD

PTSD is real in Chicago, and Fredo Santana is an unfortunate example of what happens when our trauma isn’t considered real.
Fredo Santana, a Drill pioneer, is dead and here’s why you should care

Fredo Santana, a Drill pioneer, is dead and here’s why you should care

Social media is ablaze after the death of Drill pioneer Fredo Santana, but there’s an important side of the conversation that’s missing. Merk Murphy, of GBE’s management team, informs us.
A Zae Production, LVTR Kevin & Laka Films discuss the importance of music videos in Chicago's rise in rap

A Zae Production, LVTR Kevin & Laka Films discuss the importance of music videos in Chicago’s rise in rap

Ever since director DGainz introduced the world to Chicago drill and its militia through YouTube in 2011, a new generation of Black kids saw music videos as their golden ticket.

 

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The Black Series

The Black Series

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

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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.