It was just unofficially Harold Washington week in Chicago as the city celebrated the 100th anniversary of his birth. That’s right—had Harold lived, he’d have been 100 years old on April 15. Everywhere I look I see articles proclaiming Harold’s greatness. Oh, if only he had so much support when he was mayor. Look, I […]
Muhammad Ali is so great, an eight-hour documentary can’t even tell the full story.
Rapper SG Ali makes her label debut with her new single and video, “Drank on the Block.”
The musician, poet, and LTAB alum takes the stage during halftime.
Lou Della Evans-Reid spent nearly 40 years as minister of music for Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, but even at age 89 this gospel trailblazer isn’t done spreading the good news.
Harold Washington, Muhammad Ali, and Rick James all dropped in at Taste, the oldest black-owned nightclub in the city.
Harold Washington, Muhammad Ali, and Rick James all dropped in at the oldest black-owned club in the city.
The dazzling two-CD set Zaire 74: The African Artists presents electric performances from Congolese musical royalty and South African legend Miriam Makeba.
Man in the Ring takes a swing at the saga of gay boxer Emile Griffith.
In honor of Muhammad Ali’s legacy, we take a look back at his life in Chicago.
Also, Father Pfleger inspired iconic fashion label Versace’s fall ad campaign.
Here’s hoping that Karen Lewis comes back stronger than ever!
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
If Karen Lewis runs for mayor, Chicago’s voters will finally have to make up their minds about what kind of mayor they want.
Or should we say “the Greatest”?