Where are you from? Not Chicago. That’s not what I’m talking about. I mean where are your roots and how deep do you feel them inside of you? For many immigrants, these roots never disappear. But somehow they also become mangled with the new roots put down here and that creates a cultural challenge. Here [...]
Written by Stephen on December 4, 2013
Journalists, community voices and students will gather at this FREE EVENT. Join moderator Natalie Moore, WBEZ Reporter, in a conversation about covering violence in Chicago with Brenda Butler of Columbia Links; Juliana Stratton of Cook County’s Justice Advisory Council; Chris Rudd of the Mikva Challenge; and Gaynor Hall Paterson, WGN/CLTV Reporter.
Written by admin on October 11, 2013
More than ever the idea of poverty as a strictly Chicago story is out of date. In the last decade, poverty surged in the Chicago suburbs so that the suburbs now account for at least half of the poor in the Chicago area. What happened? In 1990, one third of the region’s poor lived in [...]
Written by Stephen on September 5, 2013
Things to do this weekend!
Written by admin on July 19, 2013
I wish I were surprised by the verdict, but my heart is breaking. I am typing this out on my phone today because it could not wait. How do we raise our sweet children of color? What do we tell them? What do we tell ourselves?
Written by frances on July 15, 2013
United African Organization’s Racial Justice Roundtable: Allies in Asian American, Arab/Muslim and Latino communities meet to discuss a key issue in their communities: racism.
Written by admin on July 14, 2013
Three events that will satisfy your cultural thirst.
Written by admin on July 12, 2013
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