Tag Archives: Chicago Defender

CN Jan 21, 2015

Such a wonderful conversation today with Ethan Michaeli about his remarkable, sweeping history of the Chicago Defender (and of Chicago itself). It’s called, appropriately, The Defender: How the Legendary Black Newspaper  Changed America. It’s an hour long, without interruption, and there … Continue reading

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CN March 19, 2015 Part 1

  Rahm Emanuel did the right thing. “The the reality is those schools should have been closed,” says Chicago Defender Executive Editor Kai El’ Zabar. “If you had gone in and seen the circumstances and the situations people were working … Continue reading

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CN Jan. 22, 2015

Great discussion today between Ethan Michaeli and Glenn Reedus. Maybe you heard about the police officer Gov. Quinn pardoned, but didn’t understand the back-story. You will after watching this. Also, some penetrating conversation about housing, the Obama Library and the mayoral election. … Continue reading

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