Segregation in Chicago still reigns in Natalie Moore’s ‘The South Side’

WBEZ journalist Natalie Moore’s debut book, The South Side:  A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation, is a must-read for anyone interested in how ingrained racial segregation is in America, particularly in Chicago.  And while mayors Daley and Emanuel have touted Chicago as a world-class city, it remains one of the most segregated cities in […]

Who’s in Who’s Out: 2011 AA Lit Awards

The Harlem Book Fair bloomed with excitement.  Vendors, authors and craftspeople were caught in the mid-morning setup rush that takes place every year at Harlem Book Fair. But just around the corner, even more excitement bloomed, but for a different kind of rush — the annual African American Literary Awards Nomination Brunch. The African American Literary […]