On Wednesday Eight Forty-Eight presented Part 1 of WBEZ’s Richard Steele’s conversation with former Chicago State University president Dr. Dolores Cross.Cross resigned from Morris Brown College in Atlanta after she was accused of embezzling millions of dollars in student financial aid.
In the Goodman Theatre’s latest production a teenager named Iris undergoes a traumatic experience just as she’s dreaming about college and a better life. That turning point is just one of three moments in her life that make up The Trinity River Plays.
African-Americans make up 18 percent of Illinois’ youth population, but they represent over half of Illinois kids who are locked up.That discrepancy is called Disproportionate Minority Contact.Members of the Inside and Out team gathered some 200 people into a building on Chicago&rsquo
WBEZ’s Richard Steele Guest-hosts Worldview and continues our occasional series Images, Movies and Race. He talks with media analyst and lecturer Brenda Verner about how the historic imagery of black men and women in media and culture has impacted black culture, customs an