There’s a conversation that nearly all African-American families have had for decades. Children were told they had to be mindful of all their activities around white people so they wouldn’t be judged to be a negative stereotype. And modern families still struggle with whether these ideas are still valid.
Ah, you know it's Winter in Chicago when the streets are white. Not with snow, but with a salty residue that probably kills smaller life forms.Welcome to another week, friends. Today is fun, it's the start of Steve Edwards' new show, the Afternoon Shift. It's from 2-4pm.
For years, Chicagoans could hear world-class musician Jon Weber just by stepping into the lounge at Chicago’s Four Seasons Hotel. Now, people all over the country will be able to hear Weber as he steps into Marion McPartland’s roll as host of the syndicated radio program Piano Jazz.
Some Illinois residents said they were happy to see flakes Thursday as a winter storm dropped the first significant snowfall of the season on the state.The abrupt shift in weather came a day after Rockford recorded a record high temperature of 57 degrees, according to the National Weather Service's
Frank Clark began his career at Commonwealth Edison in the mailroom. More than 45 years later, he became chairman and CEO of the largest electric utility company in Illinois. Clark will retire next month but recently sat down for a chat with WBEZ’s Richard Steele.