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The charter school crowd surrenders to segregation.

The connection between segregation and quality education was at the heart of Brown v. Board of Education ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court when it banned legalized  segregated public schools  over 60 years ago. 719 more words

The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Full Show 12/03/17

On this edition of The Sunday Spin:

Rick is joined in the studio by Author of “Nothin’s on the Square”, Mike “Houli” Houlihan. Mike shares his experiences with working in Chicago Politics, what lead him to write the book, and more. 95 more words

The Sunday Spin: Politics With Rick Pearson

Mike "Houli" Houlihan: “Nothin’s on the Square”

Author of “Nothin’s on the Square”, Mike “Houli” Houlihan, joins Rick Pearson in the studio to talk about his book, his experiences with working in Chicago Politics, his theory as to why Jesus “Chuy” Garcia lost to Rahm Emmanuel, and much more. 19 more words

The Sunday Spin: Politics With Rick Pearson

Remembering Harold Washington: A Man Like No Other

Remembering Harold Washington Mayor Washington visits sick child. (The Chicago Defender Photo Files) He was our hero, our role model, a man of the people. His speech was elegant, intellectually savvy and yet his connection to the ordinary working man was magnetic.

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Roy Moore Tells Hannity Accusations are "Completely False". What Does His Senate Race and Obama's in Illinois in 2004 Have in Common?

“In fact, when I was out in Missouri just a few weeks back, I told some students down in Cape Girardeau—and they seemed to enjoy the story—about the fellow who was running for office as a Republican in a heavily Democratic State.

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The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Full Show 10/8/17

On this edition of The Sunday Spin:

Rick is joined on the phone by Doug House. Doug is the president of the Illinois Democratic County Chairmen’s Association and Chairman of the Rock Island County Democrats. 142 more words

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Chicago Urban League Launches First Podcast Tackling Issues of “CULture, Race & Equity”

“CULture, Race & Equity – A Seat at the Table” is a ten-part series featuring conversations with community stakeholders, advocates and policy experts providing actionable solutions to some of Black America’s most pressing issues. 426 more words