Most of Eight Forty-Eight's guests for The Weekly Guide are pretty well-rounded. When Natalie Moore isn’t reporting on Chicago’s South Side, she’s writing books, signing books, or sometimes teaching or mentoring.In other words, her work card is full!
In the 1960s the Blackstone Rangers—later known as the Almighty Black P Stone Nation—dominated Chicago’s South Side. The street gang was something of a paradox - a mix of both legal and illegal activity.
A photo exhibit tackling race and gender is currently up at the Art Institute of Chicago’s Modern Wing.The "Kitchen Table Series" was created by Carrie Mae Weems in 1990. Through 20 black and white photos, Weems chronicled the story of one African-American woman.
Updated 12/13/10 at 1:05 PM.Last week Chicagoans watched the departure of the last resident of one of the city’s most iconic public-housing complexes, Cabrini-Green. For better or worse, the change in Chicago’s public housing stock is part of Mayor Richard M.