Some Black millennials refuse to be forced out of Chicago, others have no choice

  Dominique James, 23, posing in her Hyde Park neighborhood | Photos by Qurissy Lopez (The TRiiBE) Black folks being forced around and out of Chicago ain’t nothing new. In the late 1950s, the University of Chicago displaced low-income Black residents as it expanded its campus area. Today, neighboring Jackson Park, Woodlawn and Englewood share the same… Read More Some Black millennials refuse to be forced out of Chicago, others have no choice

South Side Elections: 21st Ward

Incumbent Alderman Howard Brookins, Jr., who has served four terms since ousting Daley-appointed Leonard DeVille in a contentious runoff in 2003, is running for re-election against retired city zoning inspector Marvin McNeil, insurance broker Joseph Ziegler, Jr., and city Department of Public Health administrative assistant Patricia A. Foster. Read the full post in South Side Weekly.

7 Health Apps To Keep Youth Healthy in 2019

Mobile applications have provided space for young people to build new relationships and express themselves, through a variety of social media platforms, apps, and digital content platforms.  However, applications can play even larger roles in young people’s lives, by giving them the ability to have more control of their health. Applications have proved useful in… Read More 7 Health Apps To Keep Youth Healthy in 2019

New York Times: First, Do Less Harm: Fighting the Opioid Epidemic in Harlem

For the New York Times Journalism Institute. In the summer of 1996, Will Robertson was in the Five Points neighborhood of Atlanta when  he noticed a woman whose walk was familiar to him. He grabbed her by the shoulder and yelled, “Why’d the hell you lie to me? Why’d you make me think that you… Read More New York Times: First, Do Less Harm: Fighting the Opioid Epidemic in Harlem