Juan Angel Chavez is an avid sculptor, a skateboarder and a Chicago native who partnered with Pabst Blue Ribbon Easy’s program “Community Days” to revitalize a previously inactive community space on 35th and Marshfield in McKinley Park.
Jill Hopkins sat down with two of the amazing cast members to talk changing roles, what it means to have Puerto Rican actors play the Sharks and the racial dynamics of the play.
Gabriella Hirsch, Program Coordinator, and Britt Julious, a writer for the Chicago Tribune, joined Jill Hopkins in the studio to talk about the Girls Rock! Carnival, as well as their week long Girls Rock! Camp.
Terrence Chappell joined Jill Hopkins this Feminist Wednesday to talk about his article and how he has mixed his personal experience with his knowledge of Black Feminist Theory both illustrate Intergenerational Trauma and expand his understand of the topic as a whole. Growing up, Chappell had arguments with his mother, but they always got over […]
The program teaches young adults interested in journalism how to use new media technology to interrupt and transform traditional media narratives.
The co-founder of Very Smart Brothas reflect on the angst and the absurdities of life as a Black man in modern-day America.
Lois MacMillan is a Master Teacher with the Gilder Lerhman Institute of American History, a Grammy award-winning educator, and the Senior Education Fellow for the Hamilton Education Program – better known as #Eduham. #Eduham is a partnership with the producers of the hit musical Hamilton to encourage students to learn about the Founding Era in […]
Maria Bamford, a comedian and mental health advocate, talked with Jill Hopkin’s about her upcoming shows at the Den Theater. Bamfort is known for her work on Arrested Development, Lady Dynamite, Bojak Horseman and Adventure Time.
In a rebuttal of an op-ed in The Sun-Times, Preston stands up for young activists in Chicago.