Apart from media coverage about wrongful convictions -- and the multi-million dollar settlements some have won -- little is known about how exonerated prisoners struggle to reenter society and rebuild the lives they lost.
Goose Island's barrel-aging warehouse was perhaps the perfect backdrop to uncork those stories the duo holds, and unveil new music; just hours before the internationally-acclaimed musicians took the stage at the Chicago Theatre on July 24.
Our changes must go beyond simple gun control; they must be thoughtful, comprehensive and persistent. Controlling the proliferation of guns is important, but supporting educational and community programs are our best bet to break the cycle of violence.
This week on CAN TV's Chicago Newsroom, host Ken Davis and the panelists discuss the crowded race to replace Jesse Jackson Jr, the proposed five-year moratorium on school closings and some recent developments in local journalism.
The December 14th takeover of the Chicago Board of Education meeting by parents and educators was at the first meeting after CPS announced its desire to "turnaround" ten schools. Immediately following, there was blowback from the mainstream media.