Comments Off on Community Reporting on the State Budget Crisis
This story was originally published in the Gate newspaper on September 30th, 2010. The Gate is a publication of the Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council serving a broad community in Chicago’s southwest side of mostly latino and black families. For more information about the Gate, visit www.bync.org Testimony from a former Back of the […]
Comments Off on A Chat with Steve Gibons of the Gypsy Rhythm Project
Chicago is the World’s very own Steve Franklin catches up with Chicago’s Gypsy Rhythm Project leader Steve Gibons and talks to him about their music and their experiences performing to various ethnic communities around town.
Ten Questions You Should Ask Before Doing Any Election Reporting You want to focus on the election issues critical for black and immigrant communities, here’s good resource. Come to our ethnic news media election briefing on Friday, Oct. 1. Experts will offer details and up to date insights on issues critical to the Chicago area’s […]
Comments Off on Breathing life into hidden culture through language and voice: An interview with Yasmin Levy
Israeli born artist Yasmin Levy is someone who could not deviate from her destiny as an international star of world music, being the daughter of the late Isaac Levy. In her latest album Mano Suave, at times she commands her voice through soft tragic tales of love and tragedy to a full dynamic range that […]