Articles By Lee Edwards

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

After Losing A Friend To Suicide, Englewood Woman Starts Company To Get Black Chicagoans Talking About Mental Health

BreAnna Moss believes music and poetry can get her friends and neighbors talking about mental health.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published

Candidate For Alderman Puts Fake Parking Tickets On Cars To Advertise Campaign … And Neighbors Don’t Like It

"YOUR TICKET FOR CHANGE!" reads Dernard D. Newell's bright orange campaign fliers that greeted drivers Thursday morning.

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Gwendolyn Brooks Library To Be Dedicated At Chicago State University Thursday

The Pulitzer Prize winner taught at the Roseland university where she will be honored.

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Who Is Amara Enyia? Meet The Chance-Approved Mayoral Candidate, Triathlete And Organizer

The Ironman competitor and longtime community organizer said she's already been doing the work — but Chance is now making that work known to the world.

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Chance The Rapper Endorses Activist Amara Enyia For Chicago Mayor

"I'd like to say very narcissistically: If I back you, you have a chance, absolutely," Chance said during a Tuesday news conference at City Hall.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published

Heritage Cafe, A Couple’s Dream Business, Brings Neighborhood Feel To 79th Street

Colette Tasker Steele and her husband, Dion Steele, want to make the South Shore cafe a community hub.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

City’s Block Clubs Getting A Digital Upgrade Thanks To My Block, My Hood, My City — And Facebook

Jahmal Cole headed to Facebook this week to learn from 99 other community organizers around the world.

Black Lives Matter Chicago Stocks A Free Food Box In Bronzeville

Black Lives Matter Chicago's food box provides non-perishable food selections to those facing the greatest need.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

Regal Theater Owner Says Kanye West ‘Solid’ In His Commitment To Help Reopen Historic Venue

“He’s not playing any games," Jerald Gary said after a Building Court appearance Wednesday. "He's very serious."