How allegations of sexual abuse exposed cracks in the foundation of Young Chicago Authors, Free Write Arts & Literacy, and the city’s spoken word community
Rapper and activist Ric Wilson grew up attending Fellowship Missionary Baptist, a south-side congregation that helped nurture the civil rights movement.
We marginalized folks didn’t start this garbage fire.
Also, there have been more than 700 murders in the city so far this year.
African-Americans disproportionately face challenges when it comes to transportation access, costs, and safety.
Chicago rapper Vic Mensa publicly supports Black Lives Matter and LGBT rights, while Lollapalooza tries to please everyone—so it’ll be interesting to see how his festival set goes down.
The action honored victims of recent police-involved deaths and opposed the proposed “Blue Lives Matter” ordinance.
Plus, drug maker Pfizer agrees to truth in opioid advertising.
Also, Jon Stewart calls Trump a “man baby” during UofC podcast taping.
They’re stepping to the forefront in a struggle once dominated by charismatic men.
The bold platform from the Chicago-based activist group proposes major changes to improve black lives in America.
Black Youth Project 100 and other groups want to reassert the “radical ideas” of the slain civil rights leader.
Mayoral resignations are rare in Chicago. That hasn’t deterred protesters and politicians looking to change the course of history.
The activist group is addressing sexual assault in black social movements in a new way.