The TRiiBE is a digital media platform showcasing innovative content to reshape the narrative of Black Chicago. Our original works in journalism and documentary, alongside creative writing and video, capture the multifaceted essence of our communities. As an independent, alternative news source, we hope to unify Black Chicago in the common purpose to create a safer, more vibrant Chicago.

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Morgan Elise Johnson

Co-Founder, Creative Director

Morgan’s purpose is to make and protect Black history, so that future generations will know who we are. She’s a filmmaker, publisher and visionary.

Tiffany Walden

Co-Founder, Editor-in-Chief

Journalism and storytelling are Tiffany’s forms of activism. She strives to humanize Black people, Black places and Black things in a way that would make Lorraine Hansberry smile.

David Elutilo

Web Developer/Designer

David wants to make dope sh*t.

In addition, he aims to expand his knowledge in both tech and design, alongside discovering ways to use both to serve the Black community.


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