The Barber Shop Show: Section 8 vouchers and analyzing this month's news

On our last episode of the Barber Shop Show, we talked about our latest investigation into discrimination against Section 8 subsidized housing voucher holders in suburban Cook County. Joining us in the studio was a tenant who chose to remain anonymous in name, but agreed to talk on video about the triumphs and pitfalls of the program. Take a look:

And this week’s show is our monthly news-in-review where a panel of local journalists, including WBEZ’s Michael Puente and Chicago Magazine’s Elly Fishman, will tell us the news stories they liked and disliked, as well as those that made them say WTF?!?

Got a news #like, #dislike or #WTF to share? Do it here on the blog or catch us on Twitter or Facebook. We read our online traffic live on the show each week, so tune in to hear your comments broadcast around Chicagoland or call into the show – 888-635-1112. As always, we’ll be broadcasting live from the floor of Carter’s Barbershop in North Lawndale from 12 to 1 p.m. on Friday on Vocalo 89.5 FM or

Video credit: Lucio Villa

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