Tag Archive for Southside Together Organizing for Power (STOP)

Slow-Motion Emergency

Everyone was well fed–Diane Adams made sure of it. The 56-year-old ran back and forth across the Woodlawn Mental Health Center so fast her red and orange outfit blurred into a comet.

UCMC’s critical distance

“How can you ignore? We’re bleeding on your floor. How can you ignore? We’re dying at your door!” Last Friday, November 12, a crowd of about sixty chanted and carried signs across the University of Chicago quadrangle to protest the…

The Art of Action

Around a rectangular table in a conference room at the Bessie Coleman Library, a group of University of Chicago students and community members are meeting to discuss this year’s Art in Action festival. “Okay, who is taking care of sign-making…