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Reporter, playwright, author and Chicago native Natalie Moore is deeply engrained in the fabric of the city. Her work covering segregation and inequality connects her directly with the community, sharing crucial stories that rarely get told. This is what her Chicago Sounds Like. Are you from Chicago? Where did you grow up? I grew up […]

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, we and our friends over at WBEZ want to make sure you spread the love this season!  

A conversation with Brendan Epton and Dequarion Williams for WBEZ’s StoryCorps

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

With election season already underway, conversations around mail-in ballots and voter turnout are hot topics around the world.

In the wake of recent local and national protests against police brutality and systemic racism, Chicagoland activists met to shine a light on racial injustices that African Americans face. On Tuesday, Vocalo Radio teamed up with WBEZ for a community discussion about the power of Black activism and its evolution in Chicago. The conversation, led […]

The MCA show is a reflection of Chicago’s kaleidoscopic lens, trained towards the world …

There was a strong undercurrent of love and community that every participant and attendee brought to the table that truly embodied our theme of “We the People.”

Jill Hopkins sat down with the DJs for an intergenerational exploration of the hip-hop and DJing arts. 

From Chicago mayoral elections to Chance the Snapper, these are stories that made an impact on 2019 and will have a lasting effect on the new decade …