Latino Voices

Saturdays at 6:00 pm

Latino Voices

In the Wake of Roe Overturning, a Look to the Future of LGBTQ Rights

(WTTW News) The Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade raises the question of whether the constitutionality of gay marriage could soon be on the table. Also, activists are mobilizing as about 12 states are proposing legislation affecting LGBTQ Americans. So, what’s next for LGBTQ rights?  Read more >

Latino Voices

Community Reacts to New Police Foot Pursuit Policy

Chicago Police Supt. David Brown speaks about the department’s new foot pursuit policy that was unveiled Tuesday, June 21 2022. (WTTW News) The policy prohibits officers from pursuing people for only running from police nor can they pursue people for parking and ordinance violations and certain traffic offenses. The finalized version comes a year after officers shot and killed 22-year-old Anthony Alvarez and 13-year-old Adam Toledo in separate shootings that followed foot pursuits. Read more >

Black Voices

Saturdays at 6:30 pm

Black Voices

Chicago Tonight: Black Voices, June 25, 2022 - Full Show

(WTTW News) Reaction to the Supreme Court overturning Roe V. Wade. Plus, the impact of inflation. A new office aimed at helping people returning home from prison. And an artist-in-residence at a public library. Read more >

Black Voices

Inflation is Going Up and American Families Are Feeling the Effects

(Sharon McCutcheon / Unsplash) The inflation rate reached 8.6% last month, the highest level in 40 years. Food and energy prices, in particular, have skyrocketed forcing the government to take action. The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates to bring down demand and this week President Joe Biden called on Congress to pause federal gas taxes for three months. Read more >

Latino Voices

In the Wake of Roe Overturning, a Look to the Future of LGBTQ Rights

(WTTW News) The Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade raises the question of whether the constitutionality of gay marriage could soon be on the table. Also, activists are mobilizing as about 12 states are proposing legislation affecting LGBTQ Americans. So, what’s next for LGBTQ rights?  Read more >

Latino Voices

Community Reacts to New Police Foot Pursuit Policy

Chicago Police Supt. David Brown speaks about the department’s new foot pursuit policy that was unveiled Tuesday, June 21 2022. (WTTW News) The policy prohibits officers from pursuing people for only running from police nor can they pursue people for parking and ordinance violations and certain traffic offenses. The finalized version comes a year after officers shot and killed 22-year-old Anthony Alvarez and 13-year-old Adam Toledo in separate shootings that followed foot pursuits. Read more >

Latino Voices

Abortion Foes, Supporters Map Next Moves After Roe Reversal

Abortion-rights activist rally at the Indiana Statehouse following Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Saturday, June 25, 2022 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo / AJ Mast) A day after the Supreme Court’s bombshell ruling overturning Roe v. Wade ended the constitutional right to abortion, emotional protests and prayer vigils turned to resolve as several states enacted bans and supporters and foes of abortion rights mapped out their next moves. Read more >

Latino Voices

Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, June 25, 2022- Full Show

(WTTW News) Reaction to CPD’s new foot pursuit policy and the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Plus, closing out Pride Month with a look at what’s next for the LGBTQ movement. And cooling off with a craft cerveza.   Read more >

Black Voices

Roe V. Wade Has Been Overturned. What’s Next in Illinois?

(CNN) Abortion regulations are now left up to the states to decide. Anticipating the impending decision, several states have already issued abortion bans. Advocates for reproductive rights are worried about how the decision will impact those seeking access to safe abortions. Read more >

Black Voices

New Chicago Office Aims to Help Formerly Incarcerated People Transition Out of Prison

Willette Benford (City of Chicago) Willette Benford, who has served time in prison herself, has been appointed to serve as Chicago’s director of re-entry. It’s a newly created role that was part of a $13 million initiative to support reentry services for people leaving prison. Read more >

Black Voices

DuSable Museum Gets New Name, New Look

The museum is now known as the DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center. (Credit: DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center) The Historic DuSable Museum has a new name. It’s now the DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center. Read more >

Black Voices

Chicago Tonight: Black Voices, June 18, 2022 - Full Show

(WTTW News) Juneteenth is officially a federal, state and local holiday. The latest in the local push for reparations. And the tradition of quilting in the Black community. Read more >

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Additional support is provided by The Field Foundation of Illinois, Lloyd A. Fry Foundation, Julian Grace Foundation, and Judy and John McCarter.

Lead support for CHICAGO TONIGHT: BLACK VOICES is provided by Fifth Third Bank.

Additional support is provided by Gertrude Dyane and James H. Wooten, Jr.; Allstate; The Chicago Community Trust; Nicholas Antoine; The Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation; The Field Foundation of Illinois; Lloyd A. Fry Foundation; Julian Grace Foundation; and Judy and John McCarter.

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Latino Voices

Saturdays at 6 pm

Black Voices

Sundays at 6 pm

Latino Voices

In the Wake of Roe Overturning, a Look to the Future of LGBTQ Rights

(WTTW News) The Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade raises the question of whether the constitutionality of gay marriage could soon be on the table. Also, activists are mobilizing as about 12 states are proposing legislation affecting LGBTQ Americans. So, what’s next for LGBTQ rights?  Read more >

Black Voices

Chicago Tonight: Black Voices, June 25, 2022 - Full Show

(WTTW News) Reaction to the Supreme Court overturning Roe V. Wade. Plus, the impact of inflation. A new office aimed at helping people returning home from prison. And an artist-in-residence at a public library. Read more >

Latino Voices

Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, June 25, 2022- Full Show

(WTTW News) Reaction to CPD’s new foot pursuit policy and the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Plus, closing out Pride Month with a look at what’s next for the LGBTQ movement. And cooling off with a craft cerveza.   Read more >

Black Voices

Inflation is Going Up and American Families Are Feeling the Effects

(Sharon McCutcheon / Unsplash) The inflation rate reached 8.6% last month, the highest level in 40 years. Food and energy prices, in particular, have skyrocketed forcing the government to take action. The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates to bring down demand and this week President Joe Biden called on Congress to pause federal gas taxes for three months. Read more >

Latino Voices

In the Wake of Roe Overturning, a Look to the Future of LGBTQ Rights

(WTTW News) The Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade raises the question of whether the constitutionality of gay marriage could soon be on the table. Also, activists are mobilizing as about 12 states are proposing legislation affecting LGBTQ Americans. So, what’s next for LGBTQ rights?  Read more >

Black Voices

Roe V. Wade Has Been Overturned. What’s Next in Illinois?

(CNN) Abortion regulations are now left up to the states to decide. Anticipating the impending decision, several states have already issued abortion bans. Advocates for reproductive rights are worried about how the decision will impact those seeking access to safe abortions. Read more >

Support for CHICAGO TONIGHT: LATINO VOICES is provided by CIBC.

Additional support is provided by The Abe and Ida Cooper Foundation and Judy and John McCarter.

Lead support for CHICAGO TONIGHT: BLACK VOICES is provided by Fifth Third Bank.

Additional support is provided by Gertrude Dyane and James H. Wooten, Jr., The Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation, The Abe and Ida Cooper Foundation, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Nicholas Antoine, Judy and John McCarter, and Hiranda and Paul Donoghue.