A look back at the Nation of Islam’s Influence on south-side neighborhoods during the 1960s and 1970s.
The charming Kenwood art studio of Candace Hunter and Arthur Wright has a rich history.
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.
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.
Forty years later, the man behind the first gay country record teams up with a former Chicagoan to reach out to another marginalized population.
Try your luck at home, but it’s a safer bet to buy one.
The Nation of Islam’s iconic dessert is still around, if you know where to look.
The return of the Nation of Islam’s restaurant, B.K. Park and Jason Chan team up, and more
A show of prison photographs taken by Reader contributor Lloyd DeGrane over the course of a decade.
Forty Years: A weekly series in which we take a look at a specific year in Chicago history via the pages of the Reader.
Over more than two decades, Haki and Safisha Madhubuti have proved that African-centered education can amount to more than a black version of history. It can also be a springboard to a bright future.