The founder of the Young Lords Cha Cha Jimenez and Daniel Kay Hertz, Chicago's new executive director of policy in the Lightfoot Department of Housing, author of The Battle of Lincoln Park, Urban Renewal and Gentrification in Chicago join us live in studio.
Mary D. Williams and Tim Tyson are from North Carolina and strong voices for social and racial justice. They teach together. Ms Williams is a singer of gospel and freedom songs and Tim is the author of a number of books. The most recent is The Blood of Emmett Till.
Alderman Vaquez joins us for a lively conversation about what he's learned about being a socialist, an alderman, providing services to his constituents, legislating and building coalitions.