Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Eight Forty-Eight for 08.28.12 August 28, 2012 By: Kate Dries Download Story [View the story "'Eight Forty-Eight' for 08.28.12" on Storify]'Eight Forty-Eight' for 08.28.12Tuesday on Eight Forty-Eight, we get an RNC update, talk interracial romance and experience a performance from the Mariachi Divas.Storified by · Tue, Aug 28 2012 07:07:16WBEZ reporters Alex Keefe and Tony Arnold are our men on the ground in Tampa this week. They'll give us an update on what the Illinois delegation is up to at the Republican National Convention.Follow all their convention coverage here:The Boys Off the BusThe head of Mitt Romney's campaign in Illinois is in high demand this week at the Republican National Convention. On Monday morning, Ill....RT @tonyjarnold: Mark Kirk addresses IL GOP delegation by video. Gets standing ovation. http://instagr.am/p/O35eygL-UI/WBEZIllinois Delegation Stays Positive In Face of StormIn the face of Tropical Storm Isaac's churning winds that delayed some Republican National Convention events, Illinois Republicans on Mon...@wbez Minimum wage protestors disrupt #ILGOP breakfast at #rnc. But they refuse to say what group sent them...Alex KeefeGOP convention a marvel of diversity (for real) http://bit.ly/Qs1JeAWBEZnewsRNC Stage WideTushyDThen, as part of the series Race: Out Loud, Eight Forty-Eight looks at the role of race in determining who we date, love and ultimately end up marrying with C.N. Le, a sociologist at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. Interracial Dating & Marriage : Asian-Nation :: Asian American History, Demographics, & IssuesArticle and statistics from the 2000 Census about the history and contemporary characteristics of interracial dating and marriage among A...WBEZ editor Aurora Aguilar talks about her own experience marrying a white man, and reporter Niala Boodhoo looks at why Asian men tend to date women from the same background. What’s your experience? Call 312.923.9239 or tweet your comments using #848.Interracial marriage: More accepted, still growing"It was always clear that pretty much anybody from any racial background would be acceptable," she says. Her mother is white, and her fat...Does it matter? @AmbEthnic #hues RT: @BVlamis: Have you dated outside your race? Share your experience using #848. @wbezBrian FerberFinally, we'll hear from Grammy Award-winning musicians The Mariachi Divas. The women take the stage Tuesday night at Millennium Park’s Pritzker Pavilion, to kick off The National Museum of Mexican Art's two-month-long silver anniversary celebration.Enjoy Family Sundays at the National Museum of Mexican ArtThe National Museum of Mexican Art, located in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood, has more than 7,000 objects in its permanent collection...Malaguenaskydogstudio Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Previous post in The BEZ A look ahead in Tuesday's news Next post in The BEZ Tracking drug violence in Mexico and tracing the fates of jailed immigrants worldwide View the discussion thread. Top Headlines On WBEZ.org The Best Albums of 2013: The Top 10 Looking back at 1970s Uptown Strange Brews Podcast The Best Albums of 2013: 20 to 11 The politics behind the Illinois pension vote Chewing the Fat with Monica Eng and Louisa Chu Exoneree Diaries: Antione’s pay day How do kids like the new CPS lunches? Woman scarred by orphanage Remembering the 'Forgotten Hoosiers' What’s street cleaning really good for? What can Englewood learn from the new Detroit Whole Foods?