DeMario Phipps-Smith

DeMario Phipps-Smith

The Manual

DeMario Phipps-Smith is a Chicago native passionate about working to uplift marginalized communities. He previously worked as a digital news editor for the Chicago Sun-Times and has bylines on Blavity.com.  When he's not writing, DeMario is either at brunch, worrying about Chicago's social issues or Chicago Bears' quarterback situation.