Award-winning poet Kevin Coval and graphic artist Langston Allston bare witness to the effects of gentrification in a Chicago neighborhood.
"Kevin Coval has given us a gift, a collection of heartfelt, piercing poems, stories really, about America’s city."
–Alex Kotlowitz author of There Are No Children Here
"This vibrant, dynamic collection of vignettes exposes the naked truth of our fair city."
–Karen Lewis, president of the Chicago Teacher's Union
"The spine of this book of the People's History of Chicago is the people's resistance and struggle for justice and a fair shake. Coval is in the Chicago Tradition – fire, earth, and endless blues."
–Angela Jackson, author of Where I Must Go