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WBEZ 91.5 offers over 560,000 listeners each week a wide variety of programs from news and public affairs to music and arts.  Chicago Public Media produces such distinctive and innovative programming as This American Life, Eight Forty-Eight, Sound Opinions, Worldview and Vocalo.org. WBEZ is the only Chicago area member station of NPR®, producers of Morning Edition® and All Things Considered®. We also broadcast programming distributed by Public Radio International and American Public Media as well as from many other national and international program sources.


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A poem about a young Chicago girl’s struggle with street life, using poetry to discuss her upbringing and the burdens of living in poverty.

Bought by WYSO and WYSO

  • Added: Apr 01, 2005
  • Length: 02:34
  • Purchases: 2
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A group piece by four poets - this poem is about the importance of a family name, and knowing the history that surrounds it in order to bring forwa...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2005
  • Length: 02:53
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This young Chicago author shares how his relationship with his father changes as he moves through puberty - impacted by his choice of hip-hop over ...

Bought by WYSO

  • Added: Apr 01, 2005
  • Length: 02:40
  • Purchases: 1
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A young Chicago poet explores his understanding of the ridicule his parents faced for being a mixed couple, and how his bi-racial identity has been...

Bought by KUER, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KUOW, KUOW, and WMPG

  • Added: Apr 01, 2005
  • Length: 02:26
  • Purchases: 5