Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Afternoon Shift: Harper High February 15, 2013 WBEZ [View the story "'Afternoon Shift'#251: " on Storify]'Afternoon Shift'#251: We team up with This American Life for an in-depth look at how violence as effected Harper High School with WBEZ reporter Linda Lutton and TAL producer Ben Calhoun. Community activist Phillip Jackson stops by, we get a show from the band Gold Fields and Broadway hit Liz Callaway chats about the biz.Storified by · Fri, Feb 15 2013 11:57:41Harper High:This weekend and next, This American Life will devote two full episodes to the violence affecting Harper High School in Chicago. Last school year, 29 current and recent Harper students were shot. Twenty-one were wounded; eight died. WBEZ education reporter Linda Lutton and This American Life producer Ben Calhoun tell us about their months-long effort.The weight of the city's violence, on one school principalThe weight of the city’s struggle with violence falls heavier on some than on others. One person shouldering a lot is the principal...President Obama: We’ll go to CLTV’s live coverage of President Obama’s remarks at Hyde Park Academy.Obama wraps State of Union speech tour in ChicagoDuring remarks Friday at Hyde Park Academy in Chicago, Obama will take up proposals to raise the federal minimum wage and pair businesses...Black Star: Phillip Jackson is a child of Altgeld Gardens who went on to serve the city in a number of capacities, from head of the CHA to the Chief of Education. After later serving as President and CEO of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago for one year, he elected in 2002 to devote himself fulltime to the organization he founded in 1996, The Black Star Project. The community group is dedicated to improving the lives of blacks and Latinos in Chicago. He’ll react to the president’s remarks—and the city’s handling of violence.Gold Fields: Australian elctro-rock band Gold Fields bring their lightning-fast percussion and over-the-top performances to Chicago Friday night with a show at Lincoln Hall. They'll stop by The Afternoon Shift for a preview and a chat.Liz Callaway: Broadway sister act Liz Callaway and Ann Hampton Callaway will perform Saturday at Viper Alley in Lincolnshire. The ladies stop by for a little song and dance. Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Previous post in Afternoon Shift Afternoon Shift: Love is in the air Next post in Afternoon Shift Afternoon Shift: A new approach View the discussion thread. Top Headlines On WBEZ.org Discussing Nelson Mandela in Room 215 Young man finds new hope after HIV diagnosis The Best Albums of 2013: The Top 10 Looking back at 1970s Uptown Strange Brews Podcast The politics behind the Illinois pension vote Chewing the Fat with Monica Eng and Louisa Chu How do kids like the new CPS lunches? Remembering the 'Forgotten Hoosiers'