A few weeks after COVID-19 shut down the country, Chicago engineer and producer Ayo “AyoChillMannn” Makinde lost his full-time job as a youth national teams administrator for U.S. Soccer. In an effort to stave off depression, he dedicated all his energy to making music, and within a year it became his career. He got a […]
Supporter groups the Plastics and the Black Fires are demanding change.
What we’re reading, watching, listening to, etc., to pass the time.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup brings fans together from all over.
Also, Jason Van Dyke’s lawyer makes tone-deaf comparison to torture of three black sharecroppers.
Also, the Illinois house failed to pass a ban on semiautomatic rifle bump stocks.
Also, a Northwestern professor and an Oxford University employee are wanted for murder in connection with a stabbing death in River North.
Also, FC Barcelona is opening a soccer training academy in Chicago next year.
Also, wealth inequality between whites and minorities in Chicago is reportedly higher than the national average.
After an injury ended Ben Burden’s soccer career, he came to Chicago and found his true self in a distinctive, open-hearted fusion of hip-hop and R&B.
Thoughts on teamwork, games, and the human condition.
How did Germany react to its World Cup victory over Brazil?
Where’s the reporting on the nations playing in the World Cup?
How soccer strategy reflects the quest for justice through the ages.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Sunday, March 23