AWAY’s Here Magazine It’s early on a Saturday morning and writer, poet, and singer Jamila Woods is walking swiftly to the entrance of the Young Chicago Authors (YCA) building. Dressed comfy-cozy in a large jean jacket, Woods unlocks the doors with her AirPods still in her ears. Aside from a few joggers and cyclers, the block is nearly as… Read More Returning to Chicago with Singer Jamila Woods
Loose squares, loose squares!” rang through the aisle. “Boy, if you don’t bring yourself back over here,” said a middle-aged woman with long twists flowing from her roots. The wide-eyed little boy tried to run farther down the el car when a teenager in a puffy jacket slightly stuck his Js out in front of… Read More Chicago Reader: Red Ahead
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
Scapi Radio sat down with Karen Hawkins, “Rebelle-in-Chief” of Chicago’s Rebellious Magazine. The six-year-old digital magazine covers Chicago events, culture and news through unique, feminist perspectives. Read the full piece here.
Brown Girls gives us a peek into the lives of best friends Leila and Patricia: two twenty-somethings trying to live their best lives while navigating messy romantic relationships and attempting to further their careers in Chicago. Throughout the seven-episode web series viewers learn about Leila, a Pakistani-American writer taking charge of her queerness—though it is no… Read More ‘Brown Girls’ Offers Viewers A Necessary Narrative
When Black Panther: World of Wakanda Pt. 1 left off, the newly inducted Dora Milaje’s initiation ceremony was interrupted by a massive flooding. T’Challa granted the Avengers permission to hide in Wakanda, which lead ruler of the undersea Atlantis, Namor, to flood The Golden City. At the time, he was possessed by Phoenix. Read the… Read More Wakanda’s Midnight Angels are More Powerful Together