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The CornerStore with Kevin Coval and Tara Mahadevan on WGN Plus from WGN Radio in Chicago.

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The CornerStore with Kevin Coval and Tara Mahadevan on WGN Plus from WGN Radio in Chicago.

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Great show

By nxlyD - Dec 28 2018
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Easily one of the best out there!

#ChicagoOverEverything

By Reginald van - Dec 12 2017
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This podcast makes you proud to be from Chicago.

iTunes Ratings

77 Ratings
Average Ratings
74
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Great show

By nxlyD - Dec 28 2018
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Easily one of the best out there!

#ChicagoOverEverything

By Reginald van - Dec 12 2017
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This podcast makes you proud to be from Chicago.
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The CornerStore

Latest release on Oct 13, 2020

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The CornerStore with Kevin Coval and Tara Mahadevan on WGN Plus from WGN Radio in Chicago.

Rank #1: William Camargo | Growing up around Disneyland, finding liberation through photography, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with William Camargo about growing up around Disneyland, photojournalism as a way to travel and get to know people, and his ever-growing ability to document history/taking images as a means of re-remembering.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3758613/3758613_2020-05-18-013513.64kmono.mp3

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May 19 2020

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Rank #2: Sharkula | Being a serial abstract lyricist, the Chicago hip-hop community, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Sharkula on being a fixture in the Chicago hip hop community for decades, epitomizing the ultimate hustle in entrepreneurism, being a serial abstract lyricist and more.

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Mar 12 2019

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Rank #3: DJ Step | Studying the roots of DJing, the importance of always getting a fit off, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with DJ Step about the process of developing his own musical taste and the importance of sports in his upbringing; learning the ins and outs of DJing; the importance of continuing to get fits off even during quaratine; navigating the virtual space DJ scene; and more.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3743286/3743286_2020-03-29-212726.64kmono.mp3

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May 26 2020

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Rank #4: Sunnie | Breaking down graffiti terminology, growing up as a writer, and more

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Sunnie drops in the Cornerstore to break down some graffiti terminology & talk about growing up as a writer & maintaining his street practice despite the city’s draconian legislation.

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Jun 19 2019

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Rank #5: Max The Snacktor | His 5 years in Chicago and working in the art scene; Curating shows with Young Chicago Authors, and more

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On this episode, Kevin Coval and Mercedes Zapata talk with Max The Snacktor as he shares insight into his upbringing in LA; his visual artistry and being the co-founder of Chicago Sleepers; working with Young Chicago Authors and the various shows he’s curated; and much more.

Max is leaving Chicago to return back home to LA and begin working with the great people at Secret Walls. The team can’t thank him enough for all that he has done and will continue to do for the art world. This isn’t farewell, this is see you later!

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Mar 24 2020

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Rank #6: Qari & Mulatto Beats | Making music together, the release of ‘Operation Hennessy’, and more

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This week we spoke to Qari & Mulatto Beats about making music together their entire careers, the release of Operation Hennessy on Feb. 13, and the prospect of Qari & Mulatto’s follow up to ‘Space Jam.’

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Feb 12 2019

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Rank #7: Eddie Burns | Touring the world with Clairo, current projects, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Eddie Burns about discovering the nuances of his musical practice, touring the world with Clairo, and the current projects he’s working on.

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Jan 15 2019

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Rank #8: Giving Room Skating Co. | Being a charitable skating company, starting a company with your friends, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Giving Room Skating Co. about starting a company with your friends and working towards becoming a non-profit, being a charitable skating company, traveling to India to create memorable experiences for young skaters out there and more.

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Jun 11 2019

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Rank #9: DJ Chava | Path to becoming a DJ, moving from Mexico to Wisconsin, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with DJ Chava about her path to becoming a DJ, her work transgressing cultures and cities, and got the chance to speak with Chava and her mother about moving from Mexico to Wisconsin and more.

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Sep 18 2019

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Rank #10: Plant Shop Chicago | Growing up and making graffiti in Chicago, developing an interest in horticulture, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with the good guys at Plant Shop Chicago about growing up and making graffiti in Chicago, developing an interest in horticulture, and starting Plant Shop Chicago.

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Jul 30 2019

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Rank #11: DJ King Marie | Being a genre-bending creative, debut EP: The Prelude, and more

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This week the Cornerstore spoke with DJ King Marie about the deep culture & Filipina family roots that influence her art, being a genre-bending creative & her debut house-influenced EP, The Prelude.

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3666956/3666956_2019-08-06-061856.64kmono.mp3

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Aug 20 2019

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Rank #12: Kel of the J4F Crew | Life in graffiti, becoming on of the most prolific street artists, and more

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We talked to Kel of the J4F crew about his life in graffiti & in the streets & growing to become one of the most prolific street artists in the history of Chicago.

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Oct 01 2019

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Rank #13: Camonghne Felix | Growing up in the Bronx, her new book “Build Yourself A Boat”, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Camonghne Felix about growing up in the Bronx & in the poetry community, working on political communications strategies for campaigns, and her new book “Build Yourself A Boat” set to release on April 2nd, 2019.

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Apr 02 2019

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Rank #14: The Cornerstore Podcast: Nappy Head Club founder Rachel Topping & Photographer Lil Rach

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The Cornerstore spoke with Nappy Head Club founder Rachel Topping about the company’s mission to uplift black women and create a space for a healthy and empowering conversation about black hair.  Also joining us is Lil Rach (Rachel Bernard) who spoke about her start in photography, her influences in nature and rural living in Fox Valley, and her upcoming work including a photo exhibit at the YCA gallery in June.

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Jun 04 2019

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Rank #15: Jacob King & Cameron Bundy | FDC Studios, finding their craft in Chicago, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Jacob King & Cameron Bundy about finding their craft and community coming up in Chicago, their work creating a pop up space and creative hub opening FDC Studios, and other projects they are working on like Mr. Sun and more.

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May 07 2019

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Rank #16: Nico Segal | His formal and DIY music training, new project ‘Intellexual’, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Nico Segal about his career as a touring musician, why he chose to move back to Chicago from LA, and his forthcoming collaborative project with Nate Fox, ‘Intellexual.’

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Apr 09 2019

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Rank #17: Angie Star | Upbringing as a Creative Chicago native, work with the Silver Room, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Angie Star about her upbringing as a creative Chicago native, her work with Silver Room, being a part of a Young Chicago Authors gallery photo show and more upcoming work.

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Jun 25 2019

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Rank #18: Makaya McCraven | Finding his community in Chicago, latest project “Universal Beings”, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Makaya McCraven about his musical upbringing that shaped him into the contemporary jazz drummer he is today, finding his community in Chicago and beyond, his latest project “Universal Beings” and more.

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Mar 26 2019

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Rank #19: Rick Kogan | Freelance Journalism, remaining curious in the city, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with WGN’s own Rick Kogan about the beginnings of his journalism/broadcasting career, formidable experiences in the UK, and documenting notable characters of Chicago, and more.

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May 12 2020

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Rank #20: Uter | Beginning to spray paint, developing his style, and more

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This week the Cornerstore spoke with Uter his southern roots, beginning to spray paint, developing his style, what influences his work and more.

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Sep 11 2019

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Naira | The intersectionality of art, activism, and organizing

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The Cornerstore spoke with Naira about stepping “out of her shell”; her experiences with supporting and organizing protests; the creation of BLCK RISING and the crucial work they’ve been doing all summer; and much more.

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  • Image courtesy of Naira
  • Image courtesy of Naira

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Oct 13 2020

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Delilah Martinez| Owning Vault Gallerie, The Mural Movement, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Delilah Martinez about all of the work she’s been doing throughout the entirety of the stay-at-home order including volunteer work, finding innovative ways to support the Black Lives Matter Movement, and more. Delilah sheds light as to how the Mural Movement came about; the importance of hiring the youth so they’re able to get experience working in the arts; and her personal journey into curating art shows and managing artists such as Sentrock.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3787998/3787998_2020-10-05-232938.64kmono.mp3
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  • Image Courtesy of Delilah
  • Image Courtesy of Delilah

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Oct 06 2020

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Mashaun Ali | Trap House Chicago, Restorative Justice Street-Wear, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Organizer and Community Architect Mashaun Ali about the restorative justice based street-wear brand & boutique Trap House Chicago, Feed 79th initiative, and much more.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3778015/3778015_2020-08-01-185615.64kmono.mp3

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Sep 29 2020

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VLA #ChangeTheName | Changing the name of Douglas Park and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Bianca and Raniya of VLA #ChangeTheName about their ongoing efforts to change the name of Douglas Park to honor Frederick & Anna-Murray Douglass instead of Stephen Douglas. Bianca walks us through the process of getting the name change completed; shares how this campaign came about; and more.

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Sep 22 2020

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No Cuts x No Glory Barber Shop | The history of the shop, the cultural importance of the barbershop, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with TJ & Drew The Barber of No Cuts x No Glory Barber Shop about how they began working together, the on-going importance of the barbershop and what it means for the culture, the type of environment they aim to have in their space, and more.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3780191/3780191_2020-08-14-111831.64kmono.mp3

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Sep 15 2020

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Alan Ket | Museum of Graffiti, his personal evolution as an artist, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Alan Ket, Co-Founder of the Museum of Graffiti, about the museum and it’s dedication to the graffiti art form. Alan also talks about the significance of the museum’s location in Wynwood, his personal evolution as an artist, and more.

  • Image Courtesy of Alan Ket
  • Image Courtesy of Alan Ket
  • Image Courtesy of Alan Ket

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Sep 08 2020

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Georgina Trevino | Breaking the norms of fashion and art, enjoying the endless possibilities of collaboration, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with contemporary jeweler Georgina Trevino about the power of social media with endless possibilities for collaboration, constantly changing and evolving as an artist, and more.

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Aug 18 2020

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Tracy Baim | What the future holds for the Chicago Reader, the early house scene in the city, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Chicago Reader Publisher and Hall of Famer, Tracy Baim, about the never-ending desire to be a journalist and covering queer stories/news the right way, what the future holds for the Chicago Reader, and more.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3772904/3772904_2020-07-03-221804.64kmono.mp3

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Aug 11 2020

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Henry Chalfant | Documenting Hip-Hop Culture, Style Wars, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Henry Chalfant about documenting hip-hop as a cultural form, the creation of Style Wars, advocating for hip-hop culture/the youth, and more.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3777011/3777011_2020-07-26-133611.64kmono.mp3

  • Image Courtesy of Henry Chalfant
  • Image Courtesy of Henry Chalfant
  • Image Courtesy of Henry Chalfant

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Aug 04 2020

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Liz Flores | Cubism and geometry, the power of social media in art, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Liz Flores about the use of cubism and geometry throughout her work; the power of social media in art; and the relationship between being a business owner and an artist.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3760374/3760374_2020-05-24-230814.64kmono.mp3

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  • Image Courtesy of Liz Flores
  • Image Courtesy of Liz Flores
  • Image Courtesy of Liz Flores

Jul 28 2020

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Michael Caplan | Nelson Algren documentary, finding true fulfillment in the arts, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Columbia College Chicago Film Professor Michael Caplan about the Premiere of his Nelson Algren documentary on WTTW, the journey of entering the creative world and finding true fulfillment in the arts, and more.

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Jul 21 2020

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Tubsz | Bringing Black and Brown communities together through art, blending graffiti and calligraphy, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Artist and Designer, Tubsz, about style-writing, blending the practices of graffiti and calligraphy, his work with the Mural Movement in efforts to bring the Black and Brown communities together, and much more.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3774099/3774099_2020-07-11-014339.64kmono.mp3

  • Image courtesy of Tubsz
  • Image courtesy of Tubsz
  • Image courtesy of Tubsz
  • Image courtesy of Tubsz

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Jul 14 2020

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Maya Schenwar | Truthout, Coming into abolitionist work, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Writer & Editor Maya Schenwar about her work with Truthout, what it means to defund the police, coming into abolitionist work, how non-black people can be better allies, and more.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3771678/3771678_2020-06-27-031718.64kmono.mp3

  • Image courtesy of Maya Schenwar
  • Image courtesy of Maya Schenwar
  • Image courtesy of Maya Schenwar

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Jul 07 2020

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CoolOut Chris & Amina | Urbanized Music, creating as a family, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Chicago Hip-Hop Couple CoolOut Chris and Amina about Urbanized Music, being Hip-Hop parents during this time, and more.

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Jun 30 2020

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Emily Jungmin Yoon | Life in Hawaii, the journey of becoming a writer, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Emily Jungmin Yoon about life in Hawaii, studying Korean poetry, the journey of becoming a writer, A Cruelty Special to Our Species, and much more.

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Jun 23 2020

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Jahmal Cole | My Block My Hood My City, serving the communtiy, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Jahmal Cole, CEO & Founder of My Block My Hood My City about learning from other activists about criminal justice reform during this time, being a self-published author, working on behalf of the community, and much more.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3766049/3766049_2020-06-13-155749.64kmono.mp3

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Jun 16 2020

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Sir Charles | Made in Chi-Town With Love, fatherhood, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Sir Charles about the recent protests and his role in his community, the importance of the messages in his work, and more.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3764021/3764021_2020-06-06-174221.64kmono.mp3

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Jun 09 2020

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Liz Abunaw | Forty Acres Fresh Market, creating neighborhood infrastructure, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Liz Abunaw, Owner and Operator of The Forty Acres Fresh Market, about the work the organization is doing, the importance of reaching disadvantaged neighborhoods, and more.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3762179/3762179_2020-06-01-010019.64kmono.mp3

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Jun 02 2020

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DJ Step | Studying the roots of DJing, the importance of always getting a fit off, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with DJ Step about the process of developing his own musical taste and the importance of sports in his upbringing; learning the ins and outs of DJing; the importance of continuing to get fits off even during quaratine; navigating the virtual space DJ scene; and more.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3743286/3743286_2020-03-29-212726.64kmono.mp3

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May 26 2020

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William Camargo | Growing up around Disneyland, finding liberation through photography, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with William Camargo about growing up around Disneyland, photojournalism as a way to travel and get to know people, and his ever-growing ability to document history/taking images as a means of re-remembering.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3758613/3758613_2020-05-18-013513.64kmono.mp3

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May 19 2020

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iTunes Ratings

77 Ratings
Average Ratings
74
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2
1
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Great show

By nxlyD - Dec 28 2018
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Easily one of the best out there!

#ChicagoOverEverything

By Reginald van - Dec 12 2017
Read more
This podcast makes you proud to be from Chicago.