The TRiiBE
Tiffany Walden, Co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of The TRiiBE

Reclaiming our Chicago

Black Chicago is more than what outsiders see in the mainstream media. It's time we write our own narrative.

A Very Black 2017 Guide to Nail Salons for Summertime Chi

Summertime Chi is upon us - which means it's time to get those manis and pedis in order. Check out our guide for nail shops in Chicago.

After run-in with a River North bouncer, Black millennials call out discriminatory practices in Chicago nightlife

Black millennials and bouncers discuss their experiences with discriminatory practices happening in the Chicago nightlife scene.

The Forecast: Julian Love

The Forecast is a music series predicting the next wave of Chicago artists. This episode features Tae Hunna, Valee and Julian Love.

The Works

Jordyn: a short film

"Jordyn" is the first in a new collection of short films entitled The Conversation, created by Waukegan native DaVidion Yarbrough. Watch his two-minute piece here.

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.