Off the Grid

3 years
ago

The Danger of a Single Story

Alex Kotlowitz explains the danger of crafting a single narrative—and discusses the great Chicago (and American) paradox.

3 years
ago

The Trauma of Violence and Our Broken Communities

Alex Kotlowitz, our inaugural writer-in-residence, tells the story of Eddie Bocanegra, one of the characters in the new documentary The Interrupters, and discusses the effects of violence on individuals and communities.