Posts tagged "Dael Orlandersmith"

The Barber Shop Show: Bringing abuse and discrimination to light

Last week on the Barber Shop Show, we were lucky enough to have playwright and performer Dael Orlandersmith  from the one-woman show, Black N Blue Boys/Broken Men, which just opened at the Goodman Theater. In the show, Orlandersmith portrays five very different men with one thing in common–they are all survivors of  abuse. After the... Read more »

What's Up This Week: Why are some people so poor, democracy in voting and a look at abused boys

What's Up This Week: Why are some people so poor, democracy in voting and a look at abused boys
Each week we’ll bring you events and issues around race and poverty in Chicago.  So Rich, So Poor Professor and author Peter Edelman will discuss his new book, So Rich, So Poor: Why It’s So Hard to End Poverty in America, at Northwestern University’s downtown campus Wednesday. The book offers a critical analysis of unemployment... Read more »