By Cynthia Suarez The 16th of February. A day without immigrants. Charlotte. Chicago. Detroit. Los Angeles. Minneapolis. New York. Pittsburgh. All major cities that boycotted for the rights and opportunities of thousands of immigrants. Joined by countless citizens, immigrants from all walks of life unite in solidarity during this protest. Dozens of restaurants, grocery … More February 16th, 2017
By: Amber Wilder Picture via I am tired. We are tired. We are tired of being killed, and nine times out of ten the officers responsible do not receive time for it. We are tired of being hashtags. We are tired of body and dash cams videos being released and not one officer being hauled … More We Are Tired of Being Killed.
By Shevaughnne Brown It’s the moment all loyal Frank Ocean fans have been waiting for. It’s been four long years since last we heard new music from the soulful contemporary R&B crooner; he seemed to have fallen off the face of the earth, and for good reason too: to give us the gift of this … More Review: Frank Ocean Releases His Much Anticipated Second Studio Album
By: Johnetta Anderson I am numb with questions. An estranged lover stabbed a Black woman to death on a train during rush hour, and a photo of her dead body circulated on the Internet. There are so many pieces to this puzzle that are both sickening and traumatizing. After all of the analyzing I have … More A Woman was stabbed to Death on the CTA Train: What do We Do When The Predator Does Not Wear a Badge? Jessica Hampton
By: Keyontai Redding In honor of the college students who are suffering due to the budget crisis and in respect to abolitionist Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I a Woman” Well students, where there is so much racket, there must be something awry! I think between the students of Chicago State and the students of Governor’s State, … More Ain’t I a Student?
Chicago State University Closing is a Huge Loss for Minority Scholars It is my last semester as a graduate student and I am still in a bit of shock. I have been trying to complete the M.F.A. in Creative Writing program for over three years. At times, I did not think I would ever be … More Chicago State University Closing is a Huge Loss for Minority Scholars by Angel Johnson