The documentary takes audiences to the front lines with millennial women leading the city’s Movement for Black Lives.
Did Chicago musicians booked for Lollapalooza know their sets might look like an endorsement of Mayor Lightfoot?
Streaming your favorite artists’ music is the least helpful way to support them. But they can’t abandon those platforms, because we won’t.
Wyatt Waddell drops a single to rally the fighters for Black lives, Nnamdï gives away more than $10,000 in “Bandcamp day” revenue, and more.
As more people lose faith in the state, organizers offer alternatives.
Protest images from the last two years will inspire you to get to the polls.
Organizers of a pop-up mental health services project in Woodlawn vow to fight imminent eviction.
GoodKidsMadCity, a group of student activists, is organizing the “sit-/die-in.”
Also, Chicago’s homicide count has surpassed 600 for the second year in a row.
Chicago’s mayor gets aboard a police reform effort from Illinois’s attorney general, but will victims of police violence be sidelined?
Disruptions at the two events raised separate concerns about inclusivity and tolerance.
A Black Lives Matter lawsuit seeking federal oversight over CPD reform has real power—but only if there’s pressure on leadership from the ground up.
A new exhibit at Gallery 400 documents the past, present, and future of the activist movement.
They’re stepping to the forefront in a struggle once dominated by charismatic men.
Activists called for more community input and an end to police brutality.