The Columbia Chronicle

Chicago black history discovered through public art

Georgiana Rose Simpson’s bust is the first installment of the Monumental Women Project started by Shae Omonijo and Asya Akca, two political science students at the University of Chicago.

By Savannah Eadens

December 11, 2017

Black women are often a footnote in historical stories, said Shae Omonijo, a fourth year political science and human rights major at the University of Chicago. Omonijo is the co-founder of the Monument...

Sexual assault must be addressed regardless of circumstances

Turns out, you can pick your family

By Arabella Breck

April 24, 2017

Cases of sexual assault and gender-based violence in South Sudan increased by 64 percent in 2016 compared with 2015, said Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General and U.N. Resident and H...

South Side Community Art Center, 3831 S. Michigan Ave., presents an exhibit of has art from inmates at Stateville Correctional Center in Crest Hill, Illinois

Stateville prisoners share ‘The Materials that Went to Make’ them in art show

December 1, 2014

Works of art created by prisoners at the Stateville Correctional Center in Crest Hill, Illinois, are currently on display in an exhibition titled “The Material that Went to Make Me” at the South S...

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