Black cartoonists from Chicago are featured in a new book and included in a new exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.
The legacy of the Museum of Science and Industry exhibition is built on cultural representation and innovation.
This season’s lineup focuses on harnessing the strength within.
La Guiablesse was imagined by and starring a white woman who choreographed the piece for her city’s most talented black dancers.
African-American photojournalist Dorrell Creightney and his work have faded into memory—until now.
Zack Stoner, who was shot to death, documented every unseen corner of Chicago hip-hop.
But according to the results of a new survey, Chicagoans are willing to donate to news organizations and even get involved in coverage.
Artist Philip Mallory Jones previews his ambitious project depicting life in Bronzeville circa 1940.
Bud Billiken Parade, Northalsted Market Days, and more happenings from August 12-14.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Saturday, August 9
P.K. Wrigley spurned black players at a pivotal time—did his actions start the Cubs’ slide?
Organizers of the Chicago contingent in the 1963 March on Washington say it’s time for another movement.
Record Store Day is a good day to remember that legendary early blues-and-jazz label Paramount was a subsidiary of a furniture company.
For the first time in 27 years there’s been an escape from the jail in the South Loop
The Chicago Defender returns to its roots as a society paper