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2021

Art and Activism: the Life and Works of Dr. Margaret T. Burroughs

Author: Wanawat Wechakit Program of Study: LL.M. Law School  Do you think art and activism are conflicting? Let’s find out in this podcast how these two concepts, when combined, can transform the society in a unique way through the works and life of a poet, writer, teacher, reformer, artist and above all an activist: Dr. Margaret T. Burroughs “Woman”...
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2019

How Gangsters in History Influenced the City Of Chicago

Author: Guofu Program of Study: Harris School of Public Policy MPP Chicago was once infamous for its gangsters, though most of the mobs vanished, their legacies still influenced the city a lot. reference: http://www.historyrocket.com/Biography/al-capone/How-Did-Al-Capone-Influence-Our-Society.html https://timeline.com/chicago-murder-violence-48a71c395640?gi=23d49f630857 https://www.1920s-fashion-and-music.com/jazz-in-1920s.html https://www.jstor.org/stable/3786412?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents http://www.organized-crime.de/lauhtm01.htm https://film.avclub.com/america-s-gangland-how-chicago-became-a-cultural-capit-1798259723 https://www.wbez.org/shows/curious-city/history-of-violence-chicago-during-the-capone-era-and-today/6bff3ad9-097a-42e8-ac23-bc90d83d5bdb https://www.greatamericancountry.com/places/local-life/chicago-how-the-gangster-era-shaped-the-city https://chicago.suntimes.com/2018/6/11/18405967/social-media-altering-chicago-street-gang-culture-fueling-violence...
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2019

The New Chicago Mayor’s Promise for a Better Future

Author: Ruihan Huang Program of Study: Harris School of Public Policy MPP In this podcast, I would examine the attitudes of Chicago people, including black people and white people, toward Mayor Lori Lightfoot and her proposal of investing money into West and South parts in Chicago to boost the economic development through interviews. Based on these interviews with Chicago...
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