Why the Chicago ‘68 Convention Matters Today

In 1968, Richard M. Nixon was the Donald Trump. How was he stopped? By Andy Thayer The events around the 1968 Democratic Convention were a sharp turning point in U.S. Continue Reading →

Federal Lawsuit Blasts Chicago’s Destruction of Homeless Tent Cities

Originally published November 8, 2017 A new filing yesterday in an ongoing federal lawsuit paints a detailed picture of a dramatic increase in attacks on homeless people following the police evictions of Continue Reading →

Radical MLK Day March & Rally

Originally published January 22, 2016 On the Saturday of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend, Chicago’s foremost youth-led Black Lives Matters organization, BYP100, organized a march and rally. Click on Continue Reading →