Appearances

RADIO

I’m a frequent contributor to WBEZ- 91.5 FM, Chicago’s public radio station. I’ve discussed everything from the origins and history of the word “Chiraq” to how Chicagoans are reacting to police brutality. The clips below are all from the Afternoon Shift with Niala Boodhoo.

Here I am on WBEZ discussing the story I penned about the origination of the word “Chiraq” and why some people want the word to die:

The “Chiraq” story was also discussed in another WBEZ interview:

I joined forces with Scott Smitt, or OurmaninChicago, to discuss why a Chicago Police Officer’s decision to loudly broadcast “Sweet Home Alabama” while policing a public demonstration in support of Eric Garner:


The Medill School of Journalism profiled me when I was working as the Senior Editor of Ebony magazine.