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The right fight

As it tends to be with academics, authors, and activists, the narrative was slightly more complicated on Saturday night. At the Experimental Station, WBEZ and the Illinois Humanities Council brought together some of Chicago’s most entrenched activists and advocates to talk about Beth Richie’s most recent book, “Arrested Justice: Black Women, Violence, and America’s Prison Nation.”

Thicker than Water

As with most resources, Americans consume a disproportionate share of the earth’s oil and water. It’s especially easy to do when gas is cheap and the Great Lakes are close. However, as panelists at the March 18 discussion “All’s Fair…