Homewood-Flossmoor HS Students Walkout in Outrage Over Blackface Video

Homewood-Flossmoor HS Students Walkout in Outrage Over Blackface Video

On April 30, 2019, students at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, in Flossmoor, Illinois a suburb of Chicago, took part in a walkout. The walkout all started after a social media post showing student in blackface, that took place on April 29. The social media post shows four Homewood-Flossmoor High School student in blackface, stopping at Mcdonald’s […]

YCA: Young Chicago Authors Have the City “Rapped” Around Their Fingers

YCA: Young Chicago Authors Have the City “Rapped” Around Their Fingers

Young Chicago Authors (YCA) is a creative writing program geared toward youth between the ages of 14 and 25. There are different divisions of the program throughout the week to accommodate everyone, no matter their race, religion, sex, or sexual preference. On Saturdays, YCA hosts two different segments of the program. The first is “Check […]

Chicago’s Continuing Fight for Better Education

Chicago’s Continuing Fight for Better Education

At one point in time, the Chicago school system was considered to be one of the worst in the country. Over the years, there have been many attempts to improve the education system on a national scale, but it is Chicago that has truly seen the fruits of that labor. As “U.S. News” reports, thanks […]