Who Speaks For All of Chicago?

Almost a lifetime ago now, I wandered door to door in black Washington, asking simple questions: What do you see in the news media that tells about your life? And do you trust the news media? I learned from the people I talked with that their Washington was virtually invisible in a news media that […]

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Telling the story of standing up too – join us on June 28th

We cover the violence and disappear. That’s a problem. We don’t see what lingers on and who comes forward and how they struggle to set life anew. Here’s an article in Spanish from Alejandro Escalona from AOL VOCES about a community and individuals standing up for a violence free life in La Villita. We’ll talk […]

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