We just launched Best of the South Side (BoSS), where South Siders get a chance to showcase their favorite people, places, events, and oddities in their neighborhoods. This year we’re taking submissions year-round, so that we never miss an opportunity to capture a story. Learn more here at our BoSS homepage.
Campbell’s memoir explores his family fights, legacy, and growing up Black in Canada with South Side Chicago roots.
Elizabeth Alexander’s book marries essays with striking visual representations.
Tricia Hersey continues to champion the freedom and grief that comes with resting and dreaming in Rest Is Resistance: A Manifesto.
A new book spells out where community organizing has been but stops short of imagining where it might go.
Four writers share how the 2021 book has influenced their organizing and conversations with friends and family.
What Happened to the Tudor Gables?
This is a series co-produced with the Hyde Park Herald, profiling a historic Black-owned housing cooperative on Drexel Boulevard.
How do we sign up for a walking tour?
Miles, stop making sense!
You didn’t actually think you lived in a free country, did you?
My uncle took me ice skating there when I was about 4yo in1949. My mom took us there in the…
While there are legitimate concerns about SpotSpotter, anyone who wants to end SpotSpotter because it leads to “over policing of…
But to be fr this is a great book and tell’s me I hope we get to hear about more…
Brooklyn stank so bad that she reminds me about this book.