Inside City Hall: hundreds of Black and Brown activists denied entry to Chicago City Council’s vote on police academy

Inside City Hall: hundreds of Black and Brown activists denied entry to Chicago City Council’s vote on police academy

On Wednesday, hundreds of young activists were denied entry to Chicago City Council chambers during the vote on the controversial police and fire training academy.
What you need to know to vote in the Chicago runoff election

What you need to know to vote in the Chicago runoff election

For the first time ever, a Black woman is going to be the mayor of Chicago.
OPINION | In defense of Chicago’s millennial voters: a response to columnist Mary Mitchell

OPINION | In defense of Chicago’s millennial voters: a response to columnist Mary Mitchell

In this opinion piece, writer Charles Preston responds to a Chicago Sun-Times column critiquing millennial voters in February’s municipal election.
What has Chicago’s Black Caucus done for us lately?

What has Chicago’s Black Caucus done for us lately?

Most of the Black Caucus is running for re-election on Feb. 26. Let's take a look at what they've done for Black Chicago lately.

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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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