Watching the watchers at the Chicago International Film Festival
Che “Rhymefest” Smith’s devotion to Chicago’s black cultural legacy finds a new outlet in a Billy Branch remix.
On the culture’s current preoccupation with the eras of slavery and Jim Crow in the U.S.
In this election year, we look back at the history of black voter mobilization in Chicago and in the south.
The Reader and Blvck Vrchives founder/curator Renata Cherlise collaborated on this reflection on Martin Luther King Jr.’s impact on Chicago.
Arguing with the Sunday Chicago Tribune
A roundup of new and notable movies playing in Chicago from 1/9-1/15/15
Apparently the city thinks North Lawndale is OK for an illegal garbage dump, but not a presidential library.