We have another dose of our WBEZ series "After Water" with a look at why Chicago's African-American communities may suffer more from climate change. And, the evolution of Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood - from Czech to Latino. Plus, the vocals of Chicago jazz singer, Dee Alexander.
We recap the Chicago School Board's vote on the CPS budget. And, a look at which former Chicagoans made Baseball Hall of Fame history. Also, we look at how some people are creating sacred spaces both at work and at home. Later, we get another installment in the "After Water" series.
We take a deeper look at the FBI investigation on the charter school network, Concept Schools. And, we get an update on the Illinois' governor's race. Plus, our weekly visit from the soul diva herself Ayana Contreras.
We talk about the new Sci-Fi genre that's shedding light on our environment's future. And, a look at why the city's mental health advocates are still seeking answers. Later, we hear classical tunes from students of the Suzuki Institute.
We take a closer look at the demolition of the Sheraton Hotel in Gary, and how its destruction impacts the community. And, how CPS test scores divide students between the worst and best high schools. And the musical sounds of duo Tall Heights.
We follow up with an Illinois lawmaker about the mandatory minimums panel. And, we discuss how atheists, agnostics and humanist groups are creating their own space of worship. Then, a look at how the iPhone changed the face of photojournalism.