OTL: Episode #485- The future of Chicago Public Schools, Racism in the Chicago Police Department, What’s up with those blank billboards in Logan Square?
Mike Stephen talks with:
- retired art teacher, union guy, and blogger Fred Klonsky about Governor Rauner and Mayor Emanuel teaming up to bust the Chicago Teachers Union and more;
- journalist Evan F. Moore about his Chicago Reader interview with three African-American cops caught between black and blue; and
- Logan Square Preservation president Andrew Schneider about an ongoing fight to remove eyesore billboards from the neighborhood.
Meanwhile, we pay tribute to Dan Turner, a personal friend and social justice activist; and we wish Mike’s mom a happy birthday!
This week’s local music is provided by Jodee Lewis.
OTL host Mike Stephen takes a selfie under a blacked-out billboard in Logan Square.