The Artist Lounge, a safe space for creatives

The Artist Lounge is art exhibition and poetry reading event held in Chicago every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month at the South Side Community Art Center.

Toni Preckwinkle: “Enforcing immigration laws is the federal government’s responsibility”

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions threatens to pull federal funds from sanctuary cities. Local officials respond.

Free Screening of “Olympic Pride, American Prejudice” Hosted by Dometi Pongo

In partnership with AARP Chicago and Donda's House, I'm hosting a free film screening this evening followed by an in-depth discussion with director Deborah Riley Draper. The documentary, Olympic Pride, American Prejudice, follows 18 African-American athletes to Nazi Germany as they compete in the 1936 Olympics amid blistering racial tensions. Most of us are familiar with …