The pandemic shut down Chicago’s music scene; artists, venues and label owners have to get innovative to survive.
On Jan. 3, Quentin Washington emailed his decision to continue working remotely until Sadlowski Elementary had a safe reopening plan to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The virus took his … Continue Reading Hybrid learning amplifies differences between CPS and private schools
Objectivity has never been ethical. Objectivity has never been racially equitable. Objectivity has never really been, well, objective. As Americans continue to reflect inward on the country’s enduring white supremacy, … Continue Reading Let’s rethink objectivity
After 10 days of isolation in his cell, an inmate at Stateville Correctional Center self-harmed for the first time in four years. The inmate (who will remain unnamed) suffers from a history of mental illness … Continue Reading COVID-19 locks down Illinois prisons, decreases mental health services for inmates
Activists rallied in Downtown Chicago to protest against white supremacy and “Trumpism” on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Some marched on foot and others were in cars which circled around … Continue Reading ‘Fascists get out!’ Chicago activists protest Trump presidency
Entering Ramen Lord’s one-bedroom apartment is like venturing into a quasi-Japanese land. You wouldn’t expect this to be the home of a white dude who works in consulting. “Shoes off?” … Continue Reading What makes the perfect noodle soup? Not even Ramen Lord can tell you
Amid a global pandemic and a year of social unrest, a long-standing public health crisis was highlighted: racial disparities in maternal health outcomes. Black and Native American women are three … Continue Reading New legislation addresses long-standing Black maternal health crisis in America