Author Archive for Mosum Shah

Dreams Behind Bars

This past Friday at the Chicago Art Department in Pilsen, the walls were covered with the words and paintings of the incarcerated youth of Cook County.

Dropping bombs

Nate Marshall’s favorite word is “scruples,” because he likes the way it sounds. In moments of silence, he flails his hands to convey emotion.

Out of Control

Moderating a panel discussion on the politics of guns in America, Tom Brokaw’s questions forced a dialogue that refused to let the consequences of the Sandy Hook tragedy fade from public consciousness.