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Vocalo's Barber Shop Show

Black Historical Figures and Popular Music

On this week's Barber Shop Show, Host Richard Steele sat down with Ayana Contreras, host of Reclaimed Soul on Vocalo to talk about the surprising ways that black historical figures have intersected with popular music. We also heard about Black Poets Speak Out Chicago, a recent event where poetry and protest came together. The Barber Shop Show airs on Fridays and Saturdays at Noon on 91.1FM. You can also stream live at In addition, the show broadcasts on Sundays at 3pm on WBEZ 91.5FM.

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