We learn about the past, present, and future of the paw paw, the largest edible fruit native to the United States, from a man who wrote a book about the forgotten fruit. We also talk with the two guys behind the play Unspeakable, a look at the life of comic icon Richard Pryor. And we have a conversation with the acting head of the Chicago Housing Authority.
A group of senior citizens held a protest Tuesday over what they call “deplorable conditions” in public housing in Chicago’s Kenwood neighborhood. The four senior homes in question are managed by the Woodlawn Community Development Corporation, a project of the Reverend Leon Finney.