Assata’s Daughters HQ “seized” and “bulldozed” by Chicago officials after fire

Assata’s Daughters HQ “seized” and “bulldozed” by Chicago officials after fire

Chicago-based activist group Assata's Daughters just lost its South Side headquarters after the city "seized" and "bulldozed" the property following a recent fire.
The Silver Room Sound System Block Party is a love letter to Black Chicago

The Silver Room Sound System Block Party is a love letter to Black Chicago

At The Silver Room Block Party on Saturday, The TRiiBE will be curating a show on Stage 3, called The TRiiBE & Friends.
West Side residents and activists speak out about possible rising costs of police academy

West Side residents and activists speak out about possible rising costs of police academy

Voices often lost in the conversation about the police academy are residents who live in the communities on the West Side near the forthcoming site's location.
Juice Wrld, Allen Iverson and T.I. join the ComplexCon Chicago roster

Juice Wrld, Allen Iverson and T.I. join the ComplexCon Chicago roster

ComplexCon unveils the latest stars added to their Chicago festival lineup.

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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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