Out West: A Policed & Devastated People

Out West: A Policed & Devastated People

“King died. The Panther leader died. Then businesses just start leaving, but you can’t leave. You don’t have the money to go anyplace else. Now you’ve got a depressed set of people.”
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One man brings healthy living to the South Side with S.O.U.L. community garden

One man brings healthy living to the South Side with S.O.U.L. community garden

One man’s mission to bring healthy eating to the South Side is coming true, thanks to a grant from Safe and Peaceful Communities Fund.
G Herbo’s ascension and the mainstream Lollapalooza crowd

G Herbo’s ascension and the mainstream Lollapalooza crowd

[Video] The TRiiBE's Rome J chats with G Herbo about his shows being shut down in Chicago, his first time on the Lollapalooza stage and more.
WakandaCon was Blerd representation at its finest

WakandaCon was Blerd representation at its finest

Inspired by Disney/Marvel’s Black Panther film, Chicago’s WakandaCon showcases the brilliance and creativity of Black nerdiness, and why the culture shouldn’t be ignored.

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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.