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September 14, 2018

Project Fire uses glassblowing as a form of healing from gun violence

“When I started blowing glass, I took my irritation out on the glass.”

August 9, 2018

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.

August 6, 2018

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.

July 8, 2018

The Chosen Few DJs brought Wakanda to this year’s house picnic and festival

This year’s Chosen Few DJs Picnic & Festival is proof that the possibilities for Black greatness are endless when given the space to thrive

June 15, 2018

Ronald Johnson’s mother throws Father’s Day BBQ in Washington Park to unite mothers of sons killed by police

A Chicago police officer fatally shot Dorothy Holmes’ son, Ronald Johnson III, in October 2014. For her third annual Father’s Day picnic, she hopes to unite all mothers who’ve lost sons to police brutality.