Posts tagged "WBEZ"

Where are you from?

It happens almost every time I get in a cab. “Where are you from?” The Indian cab driver stares at me through the rear view mirror. “You look Indian,” he says. “Yeah, a lot of cabbies tell me that. I’m not from India,”  I say. “You don’t look like an American,” he says. I let out a deep sigh.... Read more »

Chicanisima on 3@3 with Steve Edwards at WBEZ

Chicanisima on 3@3 with Steve Edwards at WBEZ
Chicanísima was on the 3@3 segment of The Afternoon Shift Monday with Steve Edwards of WBEZ 91.5, Chicago Public Media. Edwards, Chicago Reader reporter Mick Dumke and Chicanísima’s Teresa Puente reviewed some hot topics in the news. They discussed the Bulls losing Derrick Rose to an injury, upcoming May Day protests and drugs in Chicago... Read more »

Remembering Carlos Hernandez Gomez

While waiting to take the plane from Lima, Peru, back to Chicago I read online the terrible news that Chicago journalist Carlos Hernandez Gomez lost his battle with cancer. Carlos Hernandez Gomez I became friends with Carlos more than 10 years ago when he was a young reporter writing for Extra Bilingual Newspaper and La... Read more »