The Illinois state bird is the northern cardinal, while the state’s official tree is the white oak.
Syrian American artist Bassel Almadani and his band, Bassel & The Supernaturals, weave together lyrics about the now seven-year-old Syrian civil war.
WBEZ looks to win its fourth consecutive crown in Chicago’s Bike To Work Challenge, and in honor, we dedicate a whole hour of programming to biking!
Among Pope Francis’ points in Laudato Si’, his second encyclical, published in 2015, is a call for action to combat climate change and environmental degradation.
Idlib is the last major rebel stronghold resisting President Bashar al-Assad’s regime.
Incumbent president Joko Widodo was re-elected in Indonesia, and supporters of his opponent Prabowo Subianto took to Jakarta's streets in protest.
On today’s show, we find out how gardening has since evolved in the Windy City as we broadcast from City Grange, “a social enterprise reimagining the traditional garden center concept to promote social justice, the good food movement and the environment.”
Following the passage of the Immigration Act of 1990, the U.S government issued 1,000 visas to Tibetans in exile, some of whom moved to Chicago.
The March 15, 2019 mosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand killed 51 people, leaving 71 orphans and 41 widows.
The largest fair trade coalition in the U.S., Chicago Fair Trade is marking Friday’s World Fair Trade Day with a daylong celebration.