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Best of 'BEZ Talk

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A podcast cut from the best conversations and interviews from WBEZ’s live talk shows. Hosted and produced by Jason Marck and WBEZ’s talk staff.

A podcast cut from the best conversations and interviews from WBEZ’s live talk shows. Hosted and produced by Jason Marck and WBEZ’s talk staff.
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Chicago, IL

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A podcast cut from the best conversations and interviews from WBEZ’s live talk shows. Hosted and produced by Jason Marck and WBEZ’s talk staff.

Twitter:

@WBEZ

Language:

English

Contact:

848 East Grand Ave Navy Pier Chicago, Illinois 60611 (312) 948-4600


Episodes

After the Zimmerman verdict it's about dialogue

7/24/2013
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There's only one way that one community could understand how another community could feel after something like the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman trial. Start talking. Honestly. And keep talking. That's at least what some members of the clergy are saying. We hooked up with 2: one white and suburban and one black and ministering in the city. The conversation between the two-and listeners-took place on the Afternoon Shift.

Duration: 00:14:37


Are you worse off owning a home if you're Black?

5/1/2013
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Dorothy Brown, Law Professor at Atlanta's Emory University wrote an article looking into questions of weather the fall of home values has hurt Black folks more than their white counterparts. Ms. Brown, our panelists, and our listeners talk about the idea of home ownership and wealth accumulation through the prism of race.

Duration: 00:16:41


Revealing the many facets of Black Cinema

4/3/2013
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If you think Black film begins and ends with Shaft, think again. Black cinema covers the entire Black experience, both in and outside the US. It's about telling stories and asking questions about race, about place, about who we are and where we're going. So says 2 guys who know a thing or two about the subject. Screenwriter, Director, and Film professor Vaun Monroe and blogger Lee Bey have teamed up to create the web series Reel Soul. They joined WBEZ Morning Show host Tony Sarabia for a...

Syrian refugees strain Lebanon

3/20/2013
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The Syrian refugee crisis has hit a critical milestone. United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees Antonio Guterres announced that the number of registered refugees from the war-torn Middle Eastern country has passed one million. Most of them are in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon. Lebanon, a small country with only four million people, has a long history of sectarian tensions. Now, with its population increased by around ten percent, the war in Syria threatens Lebanon’s future with specters...

Jazz prodigy Frank Catalano comes home

3/19/2013
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Local jazz innovator Frank Cantalano has worked with everyone from jazz legends Miles Davis and Von Freeman to pop superstar J. Lo. He performs regularly around town, at places like the Green Mill and Andy’s in Chicago. Catalano brought his horn, and his band, for a recent conversation and live set on the Afternoon Shift with Rick Kogan.