Latino Voices

Saturdays at 6 pm

Latino Voices

Photos Documenting History of Logan Square Featured at Blue Line Station

Now through June 27, the Logan Square Blue Line station platform is a subterranean gallery featuring a selection of photographs from “The Logan Square Book — Gentrification and Preservation in a Chicago Neighborhood.” (WTTW News) Inside the Logan Square Blue Line CTA station, a subterranean gallery features a selection of photographs from a new book about gentrification and preservation in the neighborhood, which was, for decades, a predominantly Latino community. Read more >

Latino Voices

La Ultima Palabra: CAUSE Chicago

Chicagoans Isabela Ávila and Francisco Villaseñor give us la ultima palabra on how they say anyone – even teenagers – can create the change they want to see in their communities. (WTTW News) Chicago high school students Isabela Ávila and Francisco Villaseñor give us the last word on creating meaningful change in local communities. Read more >

Black Voices

Sundays at 6 pm

Black Voices

Cemetery Tour Traces 155 Years of History Since the First Juneteenth

Oak Woods Cemetery (WTTW News) From the Civil War to the civil rights movement and everything in between, the lives of these prominent Black Chicagoans are educating others. We visit Oak Woods Cemetery for a lesson. Read more >

Black Voices

Space to GRO: New Organization Supports Black Women at U of C

The University of Chicago campus. (WTTW News) In 1921, Georgiana Rose Simpson became America’s first black woman to graduate with a Ph.D. How her trailblazing achievement is being honored at her alma mater through the new group GRO. Read more >

Latino Voices

Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, June 19, 2021 - Full Show

A fight to save historic city housing. Capturing a changing Logan Square. The life and work of renowned artist Frida Kahlo. And two high schoolers on making a difference in their communities.  Read more >

Latino Voices

Chicago Flats Initiative Aims to Preserve Affordable Multifamily Housing

(WTTW News) As the state’s eviction moratorium winds down, a housing crisis looms in Chicago. Now, a coalition of community organizations is trying to keep at-risk families in their homes and save the multifamily housing stock that helped build Chicago. Read more >

Latino Voices

National Museum of Mexican Art Prepares to Reopen Its Doors

Mexican painter Carmen Chami's work is featured at the National Museum of Mexican Art (Courtesy NMMA) When it reopens its doors July 1, the National Museum of Mexican Art will be kicking off operations with a major financial boost after it received an $8 million donation from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. Read more >

Latino Voices

Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, May 29, 2021 - Full Show

(WTTW News) Is it safe to ditch your mask? Local doctors on why it may be premature. Plus, Latino veterans pushing for a new American Legion post. And summer jams for your next road trip. Read more >

Black Voices

Chicago Tonight: Black Voices, June 20, 2021 - Full Show

We celebrate Juneteenth by tracing history through a cemetery of prominent Chicagoans, remembering one of the first Black women to receive her Ph.D. and sitting down with an award-winning chef. Read more >

Black Voices

Lightfoot’s Comments Put Spotlight on Diversity in Newsrooms

(Cytonn Photography / Unsplash) Mayor Lori Lightfoot kicked off a firestorm of criticism when she announced that interviews about her second anniversary as mayor would only be given to reporters of color. We speak with leaders of local journalist associations on the role of diversity in newsrooms. Read more >

Black Voices

Chicago Tonight: Black Voices, May 30, 2021 - Full Show

Leaders of local journalist associations on newsroom diversity. The 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre. And a local puppeteer’s experience with racial profiling. Read more >

Black Voices

Chicago Tonight: Black Voices, May 23, 2021 - Full Show

As the anniversary of George Floyd’s death nears, we look ahead with three social justice organizations. A visit to 2300 Jackson Street with two members of the Jackson 5. The last word on gardening. Read more >

Support for CHICAGO TONIGHT: LATINO VOICES is by Allstate, The Chicago Community Trust, and 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.; Allstate; The Chicago Community Trust; The Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation; The Abe and Ida Cooper Foundation; The Field Foundation of Illinois; Lloyd A. Fry Foundation; Nicholas Antoine; Judy and John McCarter; and Hiranda and Paul Donoghue.

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

Photos Documenting History of Logan Square Featured at Blue Line Station

Now through June 27, the Logan Square Blue Line station platform is a subterranean gallery featuring a selection of photographs from “The Logan Square Book — Gentrification and Preservation in a Chicago Neighborhood.” (WTTW News) Inside the Logan Square Blue Line CTA station, a subterranean gallery features a selection of photographs from a new book about gentrification and preservation in the neighborhood, which was, for decades, a predominantly Latino community. Read more >

Black Voices

Cemetery Tour Traces 155 Years of History Since the First Juneteenth

Oak Woods Cemetery (WTTW News) From the Civil War to the civil rights movement and everything in between, the lives of these prominent Black Chicagoans are educating others. We visit Oak Woods Cemetery for a lesson. Read more >

Latino Voices

La Ultima Palabra: CAUSE Chicago

Chicagoans Isabela Ávila and Francisco Villaseñor give us la ultima palabra on how they say anyone – even teenagers – can create the change they want to see in their communities. (WTTW News) Chicago high school students Isabela Ávila and Francisco Villaseñor give us the last word on creating meaningful change in local communities. Read more >

Black Voices

Space to GRO: New Organization Supports Black Women at U of C

The University of Chicago campus. (WTTW News) In 1921, Georgiana Rose Simpson became America’s first black woman to graduate with a Ph.D. How her trailblazing achievement is being honored at her alma mater through the new group GRO. Read more >

Latino Voices

Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, June 19, 2021 - Full Show

A fight to save historic city housing. Capturing a changing Logan Square. The life and work of renowned artist Frida Kahlo. And two high schoolers on making a difference in their communities.  Read more >

Black Voices

Chicago Tonight: Black Voices, June 20, 2021 - Full Show

We celebrate Juneteenth by tracing history through a cemetery of prominent Chicagoans, remembering one of the first Black women to receive her Ph.D. and sitting down with an award-winning chef. 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.