Currently in Chicago — November 4th, 2022

The weather, currently.

Takeaways for Chicago's weather:

  1. Warm End To The Week
  2. November Rain Friday & Saturday
  3. Cooling Off Through Monday

A few showers on Friday both early and then again late with a rumble of thunder possible in the morning. Highs soar into the lower 70s. Showers possible early and late on Saturday too but many dry hours and highs slipping back into the middle 60s. Clearing out and cooler for the Bears game on Sunday with highs in the lower 60s. A sunny start to next week with highs falling into the upper 50s Monday and then bouncing back to the lower 60s Tuesday.

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What you need to know, currently.

We have a new story up today from Currently's editorial fellow, Aarohi Sheth, profiling Kadedra Holmes, the founder of Black Nomads Meet:

"Holmes said that contrary to the narratives that mainstream media perpetuate, nomadic living is not a new concept to the Black community," Sheth writes.

'We’re tapping into something that’s deep within our innate nature,' Holmes said. 'Hiking, swimming, camping — we have an attraction to the outdoors, we’ve just been systematically bullied out of the space,' she said.

Climate change, and the environmental racism that stems from it, has reinforced this severed relationship between Black people and their native environment, according to Holmes."

Click here to read the full article!