Vik Pandya, Tyler Fowler, Dometi Pongo, Paige Blair, and Michael Heidemann (L-R)

WGN Radio’s Michael Heidemann fills in for Dave Plier and has a fun show in store! First, Michael brings in WGN Radio’s Dometi Pongo to discuss his pop up open mic event called The Artist Lounge, promoting local artists, and how they discover new music. A panel of comedians joins the conversation to chat it up about their process and judge a hilarious dad-joke competition. Follow the hyperlink to check it out.

via Pinch Hitters 09/02/18: Michael Heidemann jams out with WGN Radio filling in for Dave Plier. (Full show podcast) — WGN Radio – 720 AM

The Ezekiel Taylor Scholarship on WGN Radio: Tenisha Bell’s scholarship fund honors late father

  WGN Radio‘s Dometi and Jon Hansen interview Tanisha Bell as she recounts the effects of gun violence that plague the city of Chicago, and how The Ezekiel Taylor scholarship helps honor and carry on her father’s legacy. Scholarship recipients READ MORE

Event: A Global Look at the Challenges Facing Black Chicago

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.