Rahm Emanuel’s Big Win


Rahm Emanuel’s reelection as Mayor of Chicago shows the limits of much of modern progressive politics.

It’s a Wonderble Life

Its a Wonderble by Loren Javier

Have you ever taken the face-to-face risk with a long-distance online crush? Here’s what happened when Cabot O’Callaghan did.

What’s Worse Than Witnessing Gun Violence?

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Some black men are starting to believe their bad press, so a Chicago author offers this tip.

The World’s 1st Fully Driveable 3D Printed Car

The World's First by localmotors

Choose your design and have your new car “printed” by the end of the day.

Men are Victims of Abuse, Too


Richard Taylor opens up about being a victim of domestic violence.

‘Life Itself’. The Review.


The legendary film critic Roger Ebert is remembered in the documentary ‘Life Itself’. You will also remember this fantastic review of the film by Eric Shapiro.

Art, Farming and a Safe Place For Boys to Discover Meaning


Is this a model for serious education reform? Theodore Richards and The Chicago Wisdom Project.

‘Fearful Inheritance’: What the Case for Reparations Means for Jail and Prison Reform

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To repair the harm caused by the legacy of American racism and white supremacy, we must look beyond the cages we have built to hide the consequences of our history from ourselves.

Why I Am Proud To Be My Father’s Daughter And How I Almost Lost My Life As A Result


An unexpected ‘cardiac event’ brought with it a major wake up call for Edie Weinstein, that her inherited workaholic tendencies could have ended this incarnation.

When Should You Accept Failure or Admit Success?


A student asks the most difficult question a professor ever had to handle.

Brothers On The Block: Movement In Chicago To Help End Violence


Britani Danielle investigates the new movement in Chicago that is working to prevent and end violence on the streets.

Why the Person Who Told you ‘You Ain’t S***’ was Right


B.O.L.D member Richard Taylor wants people to tell themselves: “You ain’t s**t!”

Food Inequality And Race In Chicago

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How one African-American organisation is shaking up the organic food status quo.

5 Reasons to Stop Calling Chicago ‘Chiraq’


Considered the voice of Chicago, B.O.L.D member Richard Taylor fights against the death spoken over his hometown.