CFW's Impact Awards
Chicago Foundation for Women (CFW) will honor six local leaders for their exemplary work increasing resources and opportunities for women and girls on March 14 at Spertus Institute’s Venue SIX10. CFW President and CEO K Sujata said, “This year’s...

Annual Report 2017
The StreetWise 2017 Annual Report is available and you can download it here.

Oscars 2018
With the 90th Academy Awards ceremony hosted by Jimmy Kimmel set to be broadcast on March 4, we asked StreetWise vendors and friends to view a handful of the Academy-nominated films and share their thoughts.     Our Judging Panel: Allen • Bob...

Muddy Waters & Chess
In the historical novel, “Windy City Blues” by Renee Rosen, guitarist Red Dupree comes up to Chicago in the late 1940s, having distinguished himself among blues musicians in the Mississippi Delta.   Like so many people during the Great Migratio...

African American Sports Stars
Donald: Sports and African American history have always been intertwined. Bill Russell was one of the first great athletes I remember. He was a champion with those legendary Celtics teams. He controlled the game in a way very few had done before....