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).
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.
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