WGN Radio Reporter Dometi Pongo joins John Williams to talk about the Flint, Michigan water crisis, which started in 2015, and its connections to Chicago. And, he describes the evolution of aid to the Flint water crisis and why the residual of it persists. Catch Dometi’s three-part series LIVE on WGN Radio 720AM on Tuesday (10/23), Wednesday and Thursday at 7am, 10am, 1pm and 5pm (CST).

via WGN Radio Reporter Dometi Pongo’s “Bridge Over Lead Water”: “Government officials still haven’t responded…seriously” to our own lead problem — WGN Radio – 720 AM

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.

ChiPedia Episode #3: The Congo Square — WGN Radio – 720 AM

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

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 READ MORE