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In Verse

A reporter, a photographer and a poet. This summer, we’re sending them out together to reflect the emotional weight of Chicago’s gun violence.
July 17, 2017
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Curious City

Carl Sandburg's Chicago

From 1912 to 1930, the famous poet and writer lived and worked in the Chicago area. Step back in time to experience Sandburg's Chicago.
July 23, 2017
The Illinois State Capitol in Springfield.

WBEZ News

A Closer Look At The Group That Could Inform Rauner’s Agenda

Some of the governor's new hires come from a think tank that has advocated for smaller government and lower taxes.
July 21, 2017
Are Helicopter Parents Ruining Summer Camp?

NPR

Are Helicopter Parents Ruining Summer Camp?

Some camps address parents' thirst for updates by posting pictures and video online. But, sometimes that backfires.
July 24, 2017
Attendees stand behind a sign with the NAACP's logo at a 2015 rally in Washington, D.C. The civil rights group is holding its annual convention in Baltimore this year.

NPR

NAACP Holds First Trump-Era Convention With New Interim Leader

Over the weekend, the nation's oldest civil rights group named Derrick Johnson it's interim CEO.
July 24, 2017
White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is set to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee this morning.

NPR

Jared Kushner Says 'I Did Not Collude' Ahead Of Senate Committee Appearance

Kushner states that during the presidential campaign he had "hardly any" contact with Russia representatives. He is set to participate in a closed-door meeting with the Senate Intelligence Committee.
July 24, 2017
Why make a list of the greatest albums made by women? To start a new conversation, and to rewrite history.

NPR

A New Canon: In Pop Music, Women Belong At The Center Of The Story

Why make a list of the greatest albums by women? To start a new conversation.
July 24, 2017
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Worldview Podcast

Spotlight: How Social Justice Movements Can Be More Inclusive

Activist Frances Lee sat down with Worldview’s Jerome McDonnell to discuss promoting more inclusivity in social justice movements.
July 22, 2017
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WBEZ News

Chicago Pokemon Go Festival Goes Awry

A festival in Chicago Saturday to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the virtual game went awry when technical glitches prevented many...
July 23, 2017
National Teachers Academy is seen from the front of the building, where a sign bearing the school's name stands.

WBEZ News

Plan For New CPS High School Puts Chinatown In Middle Of Racial Fray

Chinatown families are close to getting the local high school they’ve long coveted. But if they win, a black community says it will lose.
July 20, 2017
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StoryCorps Chicago

'How Do You Want To Die?'

Two years ago, Nina Adams almost died. At StoryCorps Chicago, she spoke with her neighbor and friend about how she wants to die.
July 21, 2017

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Every Other Hour

WBEZ’s project takes on the question: In Chicago, who picks up a gun and why?
May 1, 2017

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