Tookie's books for kids are back! Listen in to this special discussion about the republication of Stanley Tookie Williams' children's books about street peace. Williams, who was the co-founder of the Los Angeles Crips, dedicated his life on death row to street peace and social justice.
Each year Literaturlenz brings together the Goethe-Institut Chicago, the Consulate General of Switzerland in Chicago and the Consulate General of Austria in Chicago for an evening of German and English language readings.
As part of the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum's celebration of Women's History Month, listen in for the first annual Ida B. Wells Lecture with Paula Giddings, author of Ida: A Sword Among Lions - Ida B.
The Chicago Treasures series focuses on Chicagoans whose work has defined the city, while the city has defined their work. This series frames the question: Why Chicago? What opportunities does the city offer, and what challenges does it reveal?
The consumer market has come to love the miniaturization process. A Palm Pilot purchased today has more computing power than personal computers had 20-25 years ago. This innovative boom has come out of nanotechnology, a realm of science that deals with objects that are smaller than 100nm
How exactly does a curve ball curve? What's going on with your body when you stretch? How does a kernel of popcorn pop open? This program explains the science behind three common experiences at a baseball game: the physics of the curve ball with Dr.