As a Red Line train rolled south Saturday afternoon it wasn’t picking up and dropping off passengers — unless you count the models that strutted and danced down the aisles of the privately-chartered train to hit songs by Dua Lipa, Beyoncé and others.
My Block, My Hood, My City was hosting “Railways,” a crosstown fashion show to promote the youth-led, community-minded organization’s summer clothing line of branded gear.
Spectators lined a CTA two-car train that traveled between the Howard to 95th/Dan Ryan Red Line stations as models displayed T-shirts, letterman-style jackets and hoodies while singing and performing spoken word poetry.
Models prepared for their runway stroll in one car, while attendees of the show sat in another.
Jahmal Cole told the crowd his inspiration for founding