We look at the culture of high school sports and the pressures many student athletes face. And, we talk to sexual abuse survivors from those abused by priests. And, we talk about the importance of financial literacy and why many of our kids lack the fundamentals.
We talk to City Council's Inspector General, Faisal Khan, to learn more on his continued battles with aldermen over his role as a watchdog. We also talk with Alderman Joe Moore on his vote for council's reform. Then, we hear from a band that's known for channeling their inner Sam Cooke.
A new study shows that some of the country most prominent gay neighborhoods are moving away from that identity with the influx of more heterosexual residents. We talk about the changing tide. And, we remember a public health advocate who brought more resources to under-served communities.
We look at the controversy surrounding the Common Core State Standards. WBEZ's Lauren Chooljian gives us the details on plans to honor Chicago's only female mayor. Then, it's soul time with Vocalo's Ayana Contreras.
We talk about the USDA's push for healthier school options. And, we look at the growing competitive rental market in Chicago. And, how climate change impacts the cultural identify of some Indian Americans. Plus, sounds of traditional Son Joracho music.
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.