In commemoration of the historic events that occurred in 1968, our panel will analyze methods of resistance used among oppressed people globally in hopes of identifying actionable solutions to gentrification, racial wealth gaps, pay inequities, and violence in Chicago. Powered by AARP Illinois.
WGN’s Dometi Pongo and Ryan Burrow look into the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, his time in Chicago, and impact on its people. Then they travel to Memphis for MLK 50, commemorating the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s death. READ MORE
In Page 3, ChiPedia heads to the Congo Square Theatre’s production of “Jitney” by August Wilson. On the way home, an old school Uber driver gives Marsha a one-on-one lesson on the origins of ride-sharing. Then, Marsha and Dometi talk READ MORE
A group of activists went on a 34-day hunger strike to keep Bronzeville’s Dyett High School from shuttering its doors. WGN Radio’s Dometi Pongo looks at how leaders grappled with how to take the school in a new direction and READ MORE