In 2011, WBEZ filmed four short videos featuring Louder Than a Bomb youth poets performing their work on location. The series starts with 16-year-old Aliyah Oyemade, whose poem When a City Loves honors recently “deceased” public housing complex Cabrini Green.
They began this week knocking down the last high rise at Cabrini-Green this week.But the complex which symbolized the worst of the city's public housing--Cabrini was called "notorious" in seemingly every newspaper headline, live shot or social critique of the place over the past 40 years--has achiev
It's just eight days until the Feb. 22 municipal election. And if you want to vote early, there's only three more days to fill out a ballot. Last week Eight Forty- kicked off its one-on-one interviews with the candidates for mayor.