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‘Hello, woman of color’

W hen I started at the Reader in October 2018, there were 16 people on staff, all of them white except graphic designer Sue Kwong, who sidled up next to me on my first day with a good-natured, “Hello, woman of color.”  We laughed, and I appreciated that her welcome eased my familiar tension of […]

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Listen to The Ben Joravsky Show

The Ben Joravsky Show livestreams every Tuesday through Friday between 1 PM and 3 PM here at chicagoreader.com/joravsky and on the Reader‘s YouTube channel. The show is released as a podcast each day after the live taping. Podcast-only episodes are also released throughout the week. Support the show by becoming a Ben Head.