WBEZ’s Weekly News Recap: Oct 15, 2021

Historian and civil rights leader Timuel Black dies at 102. First lady Jill Biden visits Chicago. Plus, Park District CEO Mike Kelly resigns.

Mayor Lori Lightfoot
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, shown in this February 2021 file photo, says the city government should “lead by example” when it comes to COVID-19 vaccinations. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ
Mayor Lori Lightfoot
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, shown in this February 2021 file photo, says the city government should “lead by example” when it comes to COVID-19 vaccinations. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ

WBEZ’s Weekly News Recap: Oct 15, 2021

Historian and civil rights leader Timuel Black dies at 102. First lady Jill Biden visits Chicago. Plus, Park District CEO Mike Kelly resigns.

Chicago historian and civil rights activist Timuel Black dies at age 102. Park District CEO Mike Kelly resigns. Mayor Lori Lightfoot clashes with police union leadership over the city’s vaccine mandate. Plus, first lady Jill Biden visits Chicago to honor Hispanic Heritage Month.

Reset goes beyond the headlines in our Weekly News Recap with host Sasha-Ann Simons.

GUESTS: Laura Washington, Chicago Sun-Times columnist and ABC-7 political analyst

A.D. Quig, government and politics reporter at Crain’s Chicago Business