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Black Homeownership: The Promise and The Pitfalls

Buying a home is part of the American dream, but African-Americans face extra risks, as WBEZ's Natalie Moore learned firsthand.
February 24, 2017

WBEZ News

Chicagoans Rally To Support Trans Rights

Hundreds of people rallied in the Boystown Saturday afternoon to protest actions this week by the Trump administration, which removed pro...
February 26, 2017

Fresh Air Weekend

Neal Brennan; 'My Favorite Thing Is Monsters'; 'High Noon'

Chappelle's Show co-creator Brennan discusses his special, 3 Mics. Critic John Powers reviews Emil Ferris' graphic novel debut. Glenn Fra...
February 25, 2017

WBEZ News

Civil Rights Investigation Into Cicero Schools Not Its First

The feds are looking into claims that Cicero’s bilingual students face discrimination. The district has long faced such complaints.
February 24, 2017

WBEZ News

NEIU Student Workers Get Unexpected Lesson On State’s Budget Gridlock

State lawmakers say the only way to prevent students from losing their campus jobs is if the state finally passes a budget.
February 24, 2017

WBEZ News

Experts: Promotion of Cop With 90 Complaints Raises ‘Red Flags’

Experts appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to study police accountability are questioning the promotion of a cop with a long complaint history.
February 23, 2017

Nerdette

Popular vs. Cool With Derek Thompson

Senior Editor of The Atlantic, Derek Thompson, explains why some paintings are so unbelievably famous when other, similar paintings are not.
February 24, 2017

Worldview

Weekend Passport: The Artist's Role In The Arab Spring

'Worldview' helps plan your global weekend in Chicago. This week: the pre-Arab-Spring art scene that challenged the political establishment.
February 24, 2017

Morning Edition

Overwhelmed Courts Could Limit Impact Of Adding Immigration Officers

There are only 300 immigration judges in the country. On average, each judge has a backlog of about 1,800 cases to hear.
February 24, 2017

NPR

White House Asked FBI To Publicly Refute Reports Of Russia Contacts

Director James Comey refused to publicly respond to the media reports even as he dismissed them privately, a senior administration offici...
February 24, 2017

NPR

White House Spokesman Predicts More Federal Action Against Marijuana

Press secretary Sean Spicer's comments on Thursday came as a poll indicated a majority of Americans support legalizing marijuana.
February 24, 2017

WBEZ News

Chicago Schools Take A Stand On Immigration Enforcement

CPS' officials have urged principals to keep immigration agents outside and avoid sharing student records with the agents.
February 23, 2017

Curious City

Illinois’ Key Role In The Dakota Access Pipeline

The battle over the controversial pipeline may feel far away in the West, but Illinois officials played an important role in its approval.
February 22, 2017

WBEZ News

CPS Relents, Returns $15 Million To Poorest Chicago Schools

CPS reversed course Friday, saying it will restore $15 million in mid-year budget cuts to schools with high numbers of poor students.
February 24, 2017

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