In this episode: As a native of Little Village, Vocalo Storytelling Workshop participant Maria Gaspar was interested in producing a story that reflects on what it means to live next to one of the largest pre-detention facilities in the country, and how the jail, at times, is both visible and invisible to the local community.
Then, culinary historian and author of the book “Man Eats Dog: Hot Dog Culture in America” Bruce Kraig joined Shantell & Luis in studio. He, along with photographer and professor Patty Carroll, talk about their book which tells a history of not just the hot dog in Chicago, but in America.
Then, Hip Hop group Flobots has continued to assert their socio-political views on their latest album, The Circle In The Square. Jesse Menendez spoke with the band’s founder, Jonny 5 about their stand out hit, Handlebars, their relationship with their fans and their work with Denver’s at risk youth.
Finally, UK DJ / producer Marc Mac put together a special set called The Right To Be Civil, which highlights the Civil Rights struggle of the people of the deep south. Tune in.