Interview & Photography: Lee Bey on modernism's beauty and guilt
John Morris on the history of Milwaukee Avenue (Chicago Patterns)
Noname on Telefone (Soundcloud)
Meghan O’Gieblyn on Hell (The Point)
Lee Sandlin on Regular Guys and the American Scheme (Chicago Reader, via Whet Moser)
Interview: Jessica Pope on Lindblom High School
Photography: Jes Farnum, Susannah Ribstein, & Eric Allix Rogers on the Central Manufacturing District
Nikole Hannah-Jones on writing about segregation (Longform Podcast)
Melissa Sanchez on principals leaving “plum” CPS schools (Catalyst Chicago)
Interview: Mariame Kaba on abolishing prison
Olivia Adams on Dyett High School after the hunger strike (South Side Weekly)
Tal Rosenberg on accidental architecture (Chicago Reader)
Elly Fishman on the future of Jerryon Stevens (Chicago Magazine)
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