In 2020, Larissa FastHorse’s ‘The Thanksgiving Play’ Takes On New Meaning

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In late October, Native American playwright Larissa FastHorse was among the recipients of a prestigious MacArthur Genius Grant. Among...

Elders and an Artist Bring a Social Sculpture to Life

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). POMONA, Calif. — Deep within the verdant grounds of the Mt. San Antonio Gardens retirement community, the artist Elizabeth...

New Bears Recruits? Shedd’s Penguins Enjoy a Workout at Soldier Field | Chicago News

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Penguins from the Shedd Aquarium recently paid a visit to Soldier Field. (Brenna Hernandez / Shedd Aquarium) With Chicago’s museums once...

Mexican Women on What They Need for Reproductive Health

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Column: Jeanne Gang’s Vista Tower, Chicago’s third tallest

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Unlike the single-columned Brancusi sculpture, Vista consists of three connected high-rises, or stems, the highest of which...

2017 Cook County’s bail reform didn’t result in more violent crime, Loyola University Chicago...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). As violent crime in Chicago has been on the rise this year, the police have pointed to...

Bail Reform Not The Cause Of Rise in Chicago Gun Violence: Report

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). At the end of June, as Chicago was reeling from another tragically bloody weekend, Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown...

Newberry Library on its past support of racially restrictive covenants

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Thus the library, located at 60 W. Walton St., was very much in the sights of the...

Not every American has access to basic sanitation. This leader is out to change...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The world of the possible Subscribe to Shift Happens Catherine Coleman Flowers is the rural development manager for the Equal...

Column: Biden’s COVID-19 challenge | Columns

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Visuals for Analysis, Storytelling, and Exploration

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First Person: Four years on, hopes of return still distant for refugee pianist |

Mr. Ahmad, a recipient of the International Beethoven Prize for Human Rights in 2015, became known around the world for a video in which...

Book Review: ‘Waste,’ by Catherine Coleman Flowers

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Flowers brings an invigorating sense of purpose to the page. “Waste” is written with warmth, grace and clarity. Its...

Impact of Reforming Bail in Chicago

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Women’s Health and Human Rights in Twenty-first Century Mexico

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Scaling a Future Free from Mosquito-Borne Disease

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How Philanthropy Can Save Local News — and Our Communities

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In 50 years, when scholars look back at the history of local news, I think they’ll break it down...

With Federal Climate Action Back on the Table, How Will Funders Respond? — Inside...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In 2009, the inauguration of Barack Obama launched an all-out push to pass a federal cap-and-trade bill. A handful...

What 30-Year Old Dance Work ‘D-Man in the Waters’ Can Teach Us About Coping...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). See how dancers are responding to the times on "Southland Sessions." Watch E4: Dance Break.

Biden and Electric Utilities Are Split on Emissions Goals

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). For the last four years, as President Trump worked to roll back environmental regulations and boost fossil fuels, utilities...

The ‘Dirty Secret’ Of Wastewater Failures in Lowndes County

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Most people flush the toilet and don’t think much about where that waste ends up. But in rural Lowndes...

UN officials assess needs at camps for refugees from Ethiopia’s Tigray region |

The UN’s humanitarian coordinator in Sudan, Babacar Cisse, together with the heads of the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, the World Food Programme (WFP), the UN...

Uncomplicated Solutions to Protect Our Oceans, Widespread Benefits

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