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Ongoing Battle with Homeless Teens Reveals Residents’ Lack of Empathy

In 2011, tensions ran high at a town hall meeting in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago, as several residents challenged the presence of an LGBTQA-focused youth services center. After a single street brawl in the summer of 2011, and a … Continued

No Blacks, Immigrants or Aliens Allowed;Review of The Brother From Another Planet

By Walidah Imarisha I have probably seen John Sayles’ The Brother From Another Planet (1984) almost a dozen times. I first saw it when I was in high school, bored, flipping through our cable channels. I was skeptical at first, … Continued