Julie Xu covers the Resurrection Projects’ Increase the Peace Campout. Bridget Vaughn interviews Liz Thompson of CAFE – the Cleveland Avenue Foundation for Education – about philanthropy in the Black community of Chicago. Sam Larsen visits The Taste of Black Chicago.

Recorded live from WHPK 88.5 FM – The Pride of the South Side with your hosts Erisa Apantaku, Sam Larsen, and Andrew Koski.

The Weekly Read was produced by Sam Larsen. Music heard during The Weekly Read was “The Cypher” by Audiobinger, available on freemusicarchive.org.

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Hosts: Erisa Apantaku, Andrew Koski, Sam Larsen, Lewis Page

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