Posts by Tiffany Walden

February 24, 2019

Before the Polls: Meet Chicago mayoral candidate Neal Sales-Griffin

On Feb. 17, we sat down with Neal Sales-Griffin to chat about his run to be Chicago's next mayor.

February 24, 2019

Meet Chicago mayoral runoff candidate Lori Lightfoot

We sat down with Lori Lightfoot to chat about her run to be Chicago's next mayor.

February 24, 2019

Before the Polls: Meet Chicago mayoral candidate Amara Enyia

On Jan. 22, we sat down with Amara Enyia to chat about her run to be Chicago's next mayor.

February 24, 2019

Before the Polls: Meet Chicago mayoral candidate La Shawn K. Ford

On Jan. 18, we sat down with La Shawn K. Ford to chat about his run to be Chicago's next mayor.

February 6, 2019

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.

January 8, 2019

‘Surviving R. Kelly’ | Where does Chicago go from here?

What will it take for society to believe Black girls and women?

January 4, 2019

Perspective | Surviving R. Kelly made me reflect on society’s quickness to dismiss Black girls as “fast”

Teaching Black girls to protect our bodies from men like R. Kelly and his entourage of enablers is a survival skill; one passed down since slavery.

December 11, 2018

Editor’s Note: Without unity, Black Chicago could lose the 2019 mayoral election

Why didn’t our Black leaders have a plan in place for the 2019 Chicago elections?

November 13, 2018

Michelle Obama writes an uplifting letter to her native South Side in the Chicago Defender

On Tuesday, Michelle Obama wrote a touching open letter to her native South Side in the Chicago Defender, the historic Black newspaper founded in the early 1900s by Robert S. Abbott.

November 7, 2018

South Side voters stand in line for hours after polling station ran out of ballots on Tuesday

“By 7PM, I didn’t care who was on the ballot anymore. I just wanted to go home.”