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Ed Lover Asks: Are Brands & People the Problem If They Don't Speak Against Racial Injustice?

Ed Lover speaks about Lizzo addressing her white fan base not speaking on racial injustice, George Floyd's brother begs for peaceful protest, and we take calls from Chicago on Blackout Tuesday.
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George Floyd

George Floyd's Brother Calls For Peace Among Everyone

George Floyd's brother calls for peace. George Floyd's brother, Terrence Floyd, went yesterday to the site on a Minneapolis street where his brother died, and made an emotional plea for peace, saying violence and destruction is, quote, "not going to bring my brother back." Floyd said, "Let’s switch...
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CPS Grab & Go Meals For Distribution Will Start Back Up TODAY

Chicago Public Schools decided to resume meal distribution today (Tuesday) after a day-long suspension Monday because of safety concerns surrounding looting and protests around the city. The CEO of CPS says, “The decision to temporarily suspend meal distribution for a day was a difficult one to...
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Protesting in Chicago

This Is Why We Are Protesting.

Following the recent massive protesting and rioting across the country, Ed Lover breaks down what led people to their boiling point.
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Chicago Police

Chicago Police Now Work 12 Hour Shifts - All Days Off Cancelled Until Further Notice

With more protests scheduled for Chicago, police are looking to protect businesses and residents in different areas of the city. According to Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown, all days off have been canceled and officers will be working extra shifts. According to an email circulated to...
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Chicago Mayor Imposes Overnight Curfew After Protest Violence

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Saturday there will be an overnight curfew, from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, following George Floyd protests that devolved into violence and looting.
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George Floyd Protests Fill Downtown Chicago Streets, Turn Violent Amid Looting, Property Damage, Police Confrontations

Thousands of protesters returned downtown for a second day of protests to express outrage over the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, looting and damaging some downtown businesses.
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Chicago Set To Open (Stage 3) June 3- Check Out What Changes You Can Expect

On June 3, Chicago will begin to partially open. With the new rules, eating out now means eating outside, but diners will be limited to six people, sitting six-feet apart. Several suburbs are helping restaurants make room for more outdoor dining space by closing streets and putting up tents. Non-...
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MJ

Michael Jordan's Sneakers Sold For How Much!?

Jen B-T gives the update on a Jordan sneaker worn and signed by the legend himself selling for over a half-a-million dollars following the finale of The Last Dance on ESPN.
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Mayor Lori Lightfoot Debating Adding Fifth Star To The Chicago Flag

Mayor Lori Lightfoot is opening up the conversation about adding a fifth star to the Chicago Flag to pay homage to the courage our city has displayed during the COVID-19 pandemic, and of course, Ed Lover has something to say about it.
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