Stanley McKinney was just 15 when he first met the revolutionary socialist and activist Fred Hampton in January 1969. The encounter quickly changed McKinney’s life, leading him to become an … Continue Reading Q&A: Former Black Panther on the fight to save Fred Hampton’s childhood home
When Marty Gabriel sees letters, he immediately rearranges them in his brain and spells out all the words possible. An anagram for M-A-R-T-Y: “tryma” (a nutlike fruit). Fittingly, Gabriel is … Continue Reading Mark his words: A Scrabble champion spells out his L-O-V-E for the game
Early next month, Loyola Chicago men’s basketball will play for 1,400 fans in a reduced-capacity “Arch Madness.” The tournament determines the Missouri Valley Conference team that will compete in the … Continue Reading OP-ED: Play it safe, NCAA, cancel conference tournaments
It’s become increasingly difficult to watch football for many reasons. One, is that I can’t go without cringing whenever I watch a game. Every time someone cracks his helmet against … Continue Reading Breaking down the Super Bowl’s hypocrisies
Spit Balling is a quirky and eclectic sports podcast with a radical ethos. Redacted Magazine editors Mack Liederman and Jane Shin Agler consider the world around the games we play. … Continue Reading Redacted Magazine releases first episode of ‘Spit Balling’ podcast
Redacted Magazine sits down with the director of the Dignity Diner, a weekly free meal service that offers a restaurant-style experience for the hungry in Lakeview. TRANSCRIPTION At the corner … Continue Reading Dignity Diner serves up free three-course meals for those in need
TRANSCRIPTION REDACTED: Earlier this week, EA Sports announced the return of a college football video game. CHARLOTTE SPORTS LIVE: Biggest news of the day. KEYSHAWN, JWILL & ZUBIN SHOW: How … Continue Reading EA Sports is bringing back NCAA football. But will it support student-athletes?
Last July, Robbie Rogers sat down on the couch of his apartment in New London, Connecticut to do what a lot of American 20-something-year-old men like to do on a … Continue Reading Two women’s pro leagues had historic viewership during the pandemic. What’s behind the spike?
I was 10 years old when I first heard about the 27 Club. My mom and I were driving in the car, and the radio DJ aptly alluded to it as Janis Joplin’s “Me and Bobby McGee” faded out. I was at a curious and impressionable … Continue Reading ANFANG’s ‘Tunneler’ and the conundrum of death
Wake-N-Bakery illustration by Kevin Sterjo
DoorDash Diaries is a confessional cry-for-help from two Chicago-based millennials — stuck at home during the pandemic. Mack and Kayla are inclined to eat as much internet delivery food as humanly possible, and live to tell you … Continue Reading DoorDash Diaries: The pleasure and plight of Portillo’s
“You can’t expect a bunch of people in D.C. to understand the idiosyncratic nature of this industry.”
When I came to take a photograph of Willie J.R. Fleming, the co-founder of the Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign, he could hardly spare a moment between back-to-back phone calls with some of Chicago’s most influential power brokers. While on the phone with the Chief of Staff for Cook … Continue Reading An eviction crisis looms in Chicago. The Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign has a solution
The unsolved cases of missing and murdered women: A proposed bill would look into 50 strangulation cases on the South and West Sides
A map of Chicago’s 51 unsolved female homicides generated by the Murder Accountability Project/Thomas Hargrove Thomas Hargrove, a retired investigative journalist, felt something was suspicious as he analyzed Chicago homicide … Continue Reading The unsolved cases of missing and murdered women: A proposed bill would look into 50 strangulation cases on the South and West Sides
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