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Chairman of the Illinois Black Panther party Fred Hampton was killed by Chicago police 51 years ago. WBEZ brings us audio from the archives.

In her new poetry book, Chicagoan, author and activist Pam Johnson Davis brings us along her journey of love, laughter, loss, and learning.

Activist and organizer, she spoke with our midday host Bekoe to share her thoughts on community organizing and the recent protests.

Host of The AMp Jill Hopkins spoke with Mike McGee, Vocalo’s senior tech correspondent, for another conversation from their respective homes.

Jessica Rodriguez, vocalista de la agrupación post-punk The Braided Janes (Chicago) hace una reflexión acerca de las protestas en contra del racismo, el espíritu que se vive, y la responsabilidad que sienten como artistas en ser voceros de las comunidades de color.

Desde La Villita (South Lawndale), la artista, educadora y periodista comunitaria Gloria “Gloe” Talamantes nos comparte un recuento fotográfico de sus observaciones durante la protesta en Chicago el sábado, 30 de mayo tras la muerte de George Floyd en Minneapolis, Minnesota

Our Midday Host Bekoe interviewed Chicago R&B singer Azizz on his experiences at Chicago’s George Floyd protests.

Our midday host Bekoe talked with The TRiiBE’s new general assignment reporter Matt “Matt The Major” Harvey about his personal experiences with the citywide protests.