Fronted by French-Algerian rapper Saidou and Chilean rapper Juanito Ayala, Sidi Wacho unite rebelliousness on both sides of the Atlantic (specifically, Northern Africa and the global south) through activist rap in French and Spanish. Accordionist Jeoffrey Arnone, trumpet player Manel Girard, and drummer Christophe Demazeux accompany the group’s heartfelt, powerful lyrics with dance rhythms from […]
Writer Debbie-Marie Brown hired for this position, made possible in part by grant funding from the Field Foundation.
As mutual aid groups pick up the government’s slack during the pandemic, social justice organizations and funders are looking at how to continue this momentum.
Adam M. Rhodes fills the yearlong position made possible by grant funding from the Field Foundation.
For the better part of 30 years, Pittsburgh band Anti-Flag have made unapologetically confrontational political punk, cranking out fervent, hook-driven diatribes against facism, racism, animal cruelty, the surveillance state, and other social ills. They’ve also walked the walk, using their band as a platform to support a variety of causes (among them Amnesty International, the […]
Dramatic changes in property tax assessment have a deep impact on renters, assessor candidate Fritz Kaegi says.
Amid rising violence, Ujimaa Medics seeks health care justice and self-determination for the black community.
Groups are collaborating across race and color lines to oppose the president’s executive orders.
Condemn the attack, but also understand the roots of black anger and violence done in Trump’s name.
Yes, they’re about politics—because now everything is political.
We marginalized folks didn’t start this garbage fire.
White Chicagoans grapple with their place in the movement for black lives.
Community organizations communicate through art at a River North gallery.
Recent instances of social injustice—like Eric Garner’s death—highlight the pitfalls of blind objectivity in the media.
V-Day Issue: Claire and Rufus Barner intend to leave Chicago a better place than they found it.