Mykele Deville, McKenzie Chinn, and Jeffrey Michael Austin—aka the Growing Concerns Poetry Collective—tell stories for black folks that aim to reach everyone.
When Englewood gang members convene for a week in August to compete in the Battle of the Blocks basketball tournament, residents report a marked drop in violence in the neighborhood. Why aren’t there more programs like it?
Beats Over Bullets uses Pitchfork to bring new converts to Everytown for Gun Safety, Mothers Against Senseless Killings, and the Wear Orange campaign.
The term was popularized by the racist progenitor of the country’s war on drugs.
But incumbent Republican governor Bruce Rauner seems to be skeptical of legalization.
With her video for “Holy,” soul singer Jamila Woods demonstrates how to show love for your community as well as for yourself.
About 80 people gathered around the Logan Square monument on 4/20, the unofficial “National Weed Day,” for a celebration that doubled as a campaign event.
It took statewide decriminalization to get Chicago cops to stop arresting mostly black Chicagoans for possession of small amounts of weed.
The third annual Frontwoman Fest takes over the Burlington on Saturday with 16 acts that embody the diverse talents of the city’s female and female-identified musicians.
This chemical compound found in marijuana presents a tale of two extracts.
The proposed law would make it legal for adults to possess, purchase, and grow weed and would regulate and tax the drug statewide.
The administration signaled a willingness this week to crack down on legal weed.
Musicians are especially vulnerable to a repeal of Obamacare, and these Chicagoans went on the record to say how.
Dorian Electra’s video “2,000 Years of Drag: A Musical Odyssey” aims to teach compassion for trans-feminine people and an understanding of their history.
Adele Nicholas of Axons and Impossible Colors is also a self-employed civil rights lawyer—and she’s releasing a compilation to benefit the Chicago Community Bond Fund.