A new exhibit at the American Writers Museum featres prominent and lesser-known Black authors, poets, and journalists.
The Smart Museum exhibit and companion book provide a valuable historical record of Chicago art between 1960 and 1980.
And the 76-year-old Chicago educator, essayist, activist, and founder of Third World Press is as radical as ever.
In his new book, Long Shot: The Struggles and Triumphs of an NBA Freedom Fighter, the legendary three-point shooter recounts how his on-court success was stopped short by his outspokenness.
Thomas Jefferson’s mac and cheese jones, and other highlights from the history of soul food
Current musical obsessions of Bare Mutants vocalist Jeanine O’Toole, and Eternals front man Damon Locks
A conversation about the five-decade evolution of a Chicago street gang
Former Bank of America Cinema programmer Michael W. Phillips screens the Vice Lords documentaries “The Corner” and “Lord Thing” Thursday 6/30 in his South Side Projections screening series.
Night Stalker, Rind Grind, and Abduction, oh my!
The Block Museum kicks off its Gordon Parks photo exhibit with a Thursday screening of his film “The Learning Tree,” the first modern studio film by a black director.
Melvin Van Peebles’ “Confessionsofa Ex-Doofus-ItchyFooted Mutha” has its Chicago premiere tonight at the Parkway Ballroom.