According to the Center for Investigative Reporting, business is booming for temp agencies nationwide; “but there’s another side to the temp world: a blatant system of racial discrimination that evokes practices of America’s pre-civil rights era." Host Richard Steele dug into into both the local and national faces of the problem with our guests:
• Will Evans, a reporter for the Center for Investigative Reporting. The center co-produces the radio show “Reveal”
• WBEZ Westside Bureau Reporter Chip Mitchell
Then, we heard about “The Signal: A Doo Wop Rhapsody”: a show that recounts Henry Farag’s experiences growing up during the doo-wop era in Gary, Indiana.
The Barber Shop Show airs live on Fridays at Noon on 91.1FM. You can also stream live at vocalo.org. In addition, the show rebroadcasts on Saturdays at 9am on 91.1FM and on Sundays at 3pm on WBEZ 91.5FM
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