Category Archives: Resources

Pantha.

In this dire time where human rights are jeopardized & lives seem not 2 matter, I find it appropriate 2 reintroduce a period where people actually fought for what they believed in. The Black Panther Party’s bold approach to gun … Continue reading

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VintageKKC.

Southside Economic Development Project

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Betta. (1955-1965)

There’s been many social changes since The Civil Rights Movement of the 1960’s with the struggle for human equality but remains difficult 2 comprehend how another person can ever claim superiority over another. The audacity. Fast forward to 2016 where … Continue reading

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The Lost Streets.

The BBC just released a mini documentary on Chicago’s intractable gun violence problem, featuring interviews with young black men who live around the city. The near 15-minute piece begins with an interview with a father and Iraq War veteran who … Continue reading

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The Satirical Spin.

When I heard Spike Lee was making a film called “Chiraq,” I immediately thought it would be a documentary, perhaps a drama, but not a comedy. I had a chance to view the film at the end of the Revolt … Continue reading

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Biz Showcase: The Peace with 2 Collection.

While surfing the internet I stumbled across this colorful T site “The Peace with 2 Collection.”   I later realized that he was also from Chicago & pretty damn creative. He shares multiple photo blogs & music video showcasing his life. Now … Continue reading

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The Original Feminist Movement.

In a recent interview with Black Enterprise, feminist journalist and activist Gloria Steinem had some refreshing things to say about Black women’s progressive history in the fight for gender equality. “I thought that [Black women] invented the feminist movement…I learned … Continue reading

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Justice Department Finds Pattern of Police Bias and Excessive Force in Ferguson

WASHINGTON — Police officers in Ferguson, Mo., have routinely violated the constitutional rights of the city’s black residents, the Justice Department has concluded in a scathing report that accuses the officers of using excessive force and making unjustified traffic stops … Continue reading

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Greenline Coffee Brings Belgian Delicacies to Woodlawn

WOODLAWN — The smell of Belgian waffles has lingered over 61st Street ever since Greenline Coffee opened. The coffee shop opened in early August serving Bridgeport Coffee and liege waffles made from a special dough imported from Brussels at 501 … Continue reading

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Bud Billiken & the People of Chicago

Since 1929, the Bud Billiken Day Parade and Picnic has been a central part of the Chicago African-American community’s summer. Learn more about the parade’s history and organization with this history, which was provided by the parade’s organizers. The first … Continue reading

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