Latino Voices

Saturdays at 6:00 pm

Latino Voices

Welcome Corps Program Allows Private Citizens to Sponsor Refugees to US

Refugees. (WTTW News) Refugees to America often find themselves starting from scratch, but a new program is offering everyday Americans a way to give refugees a softer landing. Read more >

Latino Voices

Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, Feb. 4, 2023 - Full Show

Michael Puente. (WTTW News) Proposed changes to the race and ethnicity boxes on government forms. Welcoming refugees in a new sponsorship program. And giving wellness some Latino flavor. Read more >

Black Voices

Saturdays at 6:30 pm

Black Voices

‘Toni Stone’ Shines Spotlight on Groundbreaking Baseball Player

Actors in “Toni Stone” at the Goodman Theatre. (WTTW News) The Goodman Theatre's “Toni Stone” tells the story of the first woman to play professional baseball in the Negro Leagues. Read more >

Black Voices

Lee Bey Shows Off South Side Sites in ‘Building/Blocks’

(WTTW News) There’s more to Chicago’s architectural legacy than its gleaming downtown skyline. All throughout the city, there are buildings that inspire — you just have to know where to look. Read more >

Latino Voices

MCA Chicago Speaks Spanish to Art Lovers

(WTTW News) The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago has launched its first major bilingual exhibit. The museum plans to present everything, from its website to wayfinding signs, in both Spanish and English by 2024. Read more >

Latino Voices

Latina Entrepreneurs Help People Find Ways to Wellness

Juice Vibe Bar in Berwyn. (WTTW News) Fitness instructor NK Gutierrez and juice bar owner Anabelle Martinez are helping people meet their wellness goals. Read more >

Latino Voices

Welcome Corps Program Allows Private Citizens to Sponsor Refugees to US

Refugees. (WTTW News) Refugees to America often find themselves starting from scratch, but a new program is offering everyday Americans a way to give refugees a softer landing. Read more >

Latino Voices

Addressing Childhood Obesity in the Latino Community

(WTTW News) Latino CPS students are more likely to be overweight or obese than other demographics, data shows. Latino CPS kindergartners in 2020 had an average overweight or obesity rate of nearly 39%; by ninth grade, the average rate climbed to almost 49%. Read more >

Black Voices

AP Black History Course Sparks Controversy, Debate

Students at Chicago Public Schools walk along a hallway in this file photo. (WTTW News) The College Board this week released its updated curriculum for an Advanced Placement African American studies course after receiving criticism from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Read more >

Black Voices

Chicago Tonight: Black Voices, Feb. 4, 2023 - Full Show

Brandis Friedman. (WTTW News) The controversy over an Advanced Placement African American studies course for high school students. Architecture writer Lee Bey gives us a South Side tour in his new documentary. And a woman hits a home run for the Negro Baseball Leagues. Read more >

Black Voices

New Citizen Board for Chicago Police Oversight Gets Ready for Election

(WTTW News) Voters will elect three-member councils for each of the city's 22 police districts. Those councils will be charged with holding regular meetings and bringing concerns and recommendations from community members to the city and police leadership. Read more >

Black Voices

Chicago Rolls Out Administrative Debt Relief Program

(WTTW News) Chicago’s latest phase in debt relief sets its sights on administrative debt, the sort of debt incurred by tickets for noise violations or littering. People can pay the original fine, and the city will waive any accrued penalties or fees. Read more >

Support for CHICAGO TONIGHT: LATINO VOICES is provided by Allstate and The Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust.

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

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

Additional support is provided by Allstate, The Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust, The Field Foundation of Illinois, Lloyd A. Fry Foundation, Julian Grace Foundation, Gertrude Dyane and James H. Wooten, Jr., and The Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation.

Join WTTW News every weekend for analysis and features on a wide range of topics, including arts and life, entrepreneurship and innovation, and equity and justice across the sectors of our society and in the Black and Latino communities in Chicago. Make the VOICES series your definitive source for real conversation and a platform for different voices and perspectives.

Latino Voices

Saturdays at 6 pm

Black Voices

Sundays at 6 pm

Latino Voices

Latina Entrepreneurs Help People Find Ways to Wellness

Juice Vibe Bar in Berwyn. (WTTW News) Fitness instructor NK Gutierrez and juice bar owner Anabelle Martinez are helping people meet their wellness goals. Read more >

Black Voices

‘Toni Stone’ Shines Spotlight on Groundbreaking Baseball Player

Actors in “Toni Stone” at the Goodman Theatre. (WTTW News) The Goodman Theatre's “Toni Stone” tells the story of the first woman to play professional baseball in the Negro Leagues. Read more >

Latino Voices

MCA Chicago Speaks Spanish to Art Lovers

(WTTW News) The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago has launched its first major bilingual exhibit. The museum plans to present everything, from its website to wayfinding signs, in both Spanish and English by 2024. Read more >

Black Voices

AP Black History Course Sparks Controversy, Debate

Students at Chicago Public Schools walk along a hallway in this file photo. (WTTW News) The College Board this week released its updated curriculum for an Advanced Placement African American studies course after receiving criticism from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Read more >

Latino Voices

Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, Feb. 4, 2023 - Full Show

Michael Puente. (WTTW News) Proposed changes to the race and ethnicity boxes on government forms. Welcoming refugees in a new sponsorship program. And giving wellness some Latino flavor. Read more >

Black Voices

Chicago Tonight: Black Voices, Feb. 4, 2023 - Full Show

Brandis Friedman. (WTTW News) The controversy over an Advanced Placement African American studies course for high school students. Architecture writer Lee Bey gives us a South Side tour in his new documentary. And a woman hits a home run for the Negro Baseball Leagues. Read more >

Support for CHICAGO TONIGHT: LATINO VOICES is provided by Allstate and The Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust.

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

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

Additional support is provided by Allstate, The Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust, The Field Foundation of Illinois, Lloyd A. Fry Foundation, Julian Grace Foundation, Gertrude Dyane and James H. Wooten, Jr., and The Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation.