WGN News Series – How a Hunger Strike Saved a Southside High School |#ThrowbackThursday

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 how successful that protest was.

Dyett High School for the Arts Principal Beulah Mcloyd

1871 CEO Howard Tullman who heads the Eagle Entrepreneurship Program

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  1. Reedus says:

    Great insights Pongo, as this update on Dyett is very much needed

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