Niala talks with attorney Gregory Whitehead about the recent mishaps regarding contract law. Then, Curious City explores how the legalization of pot could impact gangs. And Lamar Jordan and Lamon Manuel discuss how poetry can be a positive form of expression in detention centers.
View the story "Afternoon Shift: Contract law 101 and rehabilitation through poetry" on Storify] Afternoon Shift: Contract law 101 and rehabilitation through poetry Niala talks with attorney Gregory Whitehead about the recent mishaps regarding contract law. Then, Curious City explores how the legalization of pot could impact gangs. And Lamar Jordan and Lamon Manuel discuss how poetry can be a positive form of expression in detention centers.
· Thu, May 02 2013 11:29:45 Contract Law 101: From the rooftop at Wrigley to the city’s parking meters, lots of stories lately have hinged on contract law. Today, Niala takes a moment to talk with Chicago attorney Gregory Whitehead about that basics of contract law. Have a question for the experts? Call 312-923-9239 to join the conversation or tweet using #AfternoonShift.
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Curious City/Reefer: Listener Siva Iyer asked WBEZ’s Curious City about the potential impact that the legalization of marijuana could have on gangs. WBEZ South Side bureau reporter Natalie Moore and Curious City editor Shawn Allee join to discuss.
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Louder Than A Bomb-Juvenile Detention: Wednesday, Chicago Amplified recorded a Louder Than A Bomb poetry slam at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center. The residents gave heartfelt spoken word performances talking about their hopes, dreams, fears, longings and aspirations. On today’s show, Poetry Slam host Lamar Jorden and juvenile detention center teacher Lamon Manuel tell Niala about the power of poetry.
The JTDC (juvenile temporary detention center) slam was beautiful. That's all I'll say, and all that needs to be said.Lamar Jorden
Cook County Juvenile Detention Presents Louder Than A Bomb by Chicago AmplifiedThe residents of Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center give heartfelt performances and skillfully developed spoken word present...