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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 February 21, 2013

“A firearm, if you understand how it works, is not a defensive weapon,” asserts Ethan Michaeli on this week’s program. “And this whole concept that you can use a firearm to defend yourself in your home, on a bus or anywhere … Continue reading

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CN January 31, 2013

Hadiya Pendleton’s murder this week seemed to somehow change the way Chicago perceived the rash of violence that claimed 42 lives in January alone. Wendell Hutson (DNAInfo Chicago) and Chip Mitchell (WBEZ) cover some of Chicago’s most troubled communities in … Continue reading

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