This week, Richard Steele talked to Ade Emmanuel of the Chicago Reporter about a new law that will help break down barriers for people with criminal records.
Plus we took a look at the long journey of freedom for Anthony Dansberry. As one of former Governor Pat Quinn's final acts in office, Quinn commuted Dansberry's sentence after spending more than twenty years in prison.
The Barber Shop Show airs on Fridays and Saturdays at Noon on 90.7FM, 89.5FM, and 91.1FM. You can also stream live at vocalo.org. In addition, the show broadcasts on Sundays at 3pm on WBEZ 91.5FM.