Tuesday, July 31, 2012

WBEZ's Race Out Loud

A few months ago my favorite NPR affiliate started this great summer series called "Race Out Loud", and exploration of race in Chicago. It's been stellar: from stories about the segregated late-night seen in Chi-town to the ways that race can be funny, from family narratives to compelling interviews, it's been a thorough and real digging in of an issue that is still a huge part of the fabric of America, and of Chicago.

And they asked me to participate!

Check out the essay I wrote here. Many thanks to Natalie Moore and the good folks at BEZ. I'm humbled and honored to have my voice be a part of this conversation.

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