• An Existential Review of Showtime’s: The Chi

    An Existential Review of Showtime’s: The Chi

    Charles J. March III is a hospital corpsman veteran from the South Side of the Windy City. His work has been put out by Black Scat Review, Punk Noir, Chicago Tribune, Another Chicago Magazine, Maudlin House, Literary Orphans, Storm Cellar, etc. More can be found at LinkedIn & SoundCloud.

  • A Window Of Hope: A Review Of A New Year’s Eve Recollection by Chekhov

    by Khalifa Al-Kuwari Magic, snow and anticipation are an integral part of the web of imagery around the festivities accompanying the marking of New Year’s Eve, an evening in which one always hopes that the year to come is endowed with the treasuries of happiness and in which the evils of misery become a relic […]

  • The Strange Fruit of Living While Black

    The Strange Fruit of Living While Black

    by Sidra Owens I was raised by a single mother, who was born in the midst of Jim Crow, and she has seen whites-only signs. She has witnessed the rise of the Civil Rights movement. She has vivid memories of where she was when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., President John F. Kennedy, and Robert […]

  • Our Ignorance Fuels Their Victories

    Our Ignorance Fuels Their Victories

    by Sidra Owens Elections have consequences. That is more than just a quote from a former president. It is an absolute truth that we are dealing with daily. Trump is the current president, and he is the current president for just a few reasons. So, he became president. Many of us are or have been […]

  • Family History: When the Past Remains a Secret

    Family History: When the Past Remains a Secret

    by Allison Palmer With the rise of DNA testing technology, we find a host of new issues about genealogy beginning to emerge. Among them are problems regarding actual proof of lineage, how genetic information is gathered and analyzed, and the reliability of testing companies, in particular, the ones most famous for generating pie charts and […]

  • 5 Ways to Support Women Facing Extreme Abortion Bans

    5 Ways to Support Women Facing Extreme Abortion Bans

    5 Ways to Support Women Facing Extreme Abortion Bans by Marina Flores