When election and racial justice protests rocked Chicago, the mayor used raised bridges and shut down public transportation as crowd control measures, which harmed the city’s workers.
Vibraphonist Thaddeus Tukes and the Chicago Freedom Ensemble lend their marching music—and the community they’ve built with it—to the fight for Black lives.
An analysis of 2,172 detainments raises questions about CPD claims of equitable policing practices.
Many musicians and labels will donate the day’s Bandcamp money to support the fight for Black lives.
As more people lose faith in the state, organizers offer alternatives.
On Monday, October 28, President Donald Trump visited Chicago. And Chicago was not happy about it. Police estimate a crowd of 3,000 to 4,000 people attended protests that began outside Trump Tower and snaked through the Loop. Photographer Joeff Davis was there to capture images of the day’s events. Trump Protest 10-28-19
Many in Chicago’s Hong Kong community share common concerns for the safety of loved ones back home.
Kristen Sollée explained our current witchy moment, with detours into mythology, theology, and Bewitched.
Protest images from the last two years will inspire you to get to the polls.
The new book Ghosts in the Schoolyard explains why people care so much about institutions that the world has deemed “failing.”
Anya Davidson delivers a comics report from the Women’s March to the Polls.
On Thursday, animal rights groups and the Fight for $15 made a colorful stand timed to coincide with the corporate behemoth’s annual shareholders’ meeting.
While a report of a gun on campus turned out to be a hoax, it heightened fears on a day of a nationwide walkout.
Many CPS students are expected to participate in the National School Walkout and hope it will spark more activism in favor of stricter gun laws and #BlackLivesMatter.
Looking back on the year of #MeToo