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Derek Chauvin Conviction Appeal Restarts Conversation On Police Reform
The police killing of George Floyd ignited nationwide protests in the summer of 2020. More than a year after Floyd’s death, where are we when it comes to police reform?
WBEZ Weekly News Recap: September 23, 2021
Mayor Lightfoot unveils her budget proposal for 2022 while continuing to receive opposition from the police union over the vaccine mandate.
Reset goes behind the headlines on the Weekly News Recap.
New Book Demystifies And Empowers The Vagina
Female sexual anatomy, especially the vagina, has been, and still is, one of the most politicized, misconstrued and misunderstood aspects of human biology.
Reset meets an OB-GYN who demystifies and empowers the vagina in her new book.
New Box Set Celebrates Pastor T.L. Barrett’s Legendary Gospel Music
For more than 40 years in Chicago, Pastor T.L. Barrett has been delivering sermons, speaking up for civil rights and political issues, and singing gospel songs on the piano with his congregation. Now, his life’s work will be captured in a new five-album collection, I Shall Wear A Crown.
Reset sits down with the South Side preacher to discuss the new box set, his life and career, and his hopes for the future.
SkyDay Project: Artists, Scientists, Kids And Citizen Scientists, Like You, Unite To Fight Climate Change
Sky Day Project brings together artists and scientists to contemplate, discuss and act on the climate crisis. Each September, SkyDay Project encourages school-aged children to look up and photograph the sky in support of the climate and planet.
Reset learns more about the project’s approach during the COVID pandemic.
FDA Panel Rejects Universal COVID Booster Shots, Limits To High-Risk Adults
The White House originally planned to roll out COVID-19 booster shots starting Monday. Then, on Friday, an advisory panel for the FDA voted against recommending a third shot for most Americans.
Reset checks in with an infectious disease specialist to break down the latest on boosters.
A great Chicago podcast
The re-imagine Chicago series has been so good these last few weeks! Everyone livingin the city should check it out. Through that series and the regular daily episodes I’ve learned so much about what’s going on in the city, what has got us to where we are, and what we could do differently going forward.
Sasha-Ann Simons is awesome
I listen to Reset every chance I get. Big fan since it started a couple years ago. Your new host Sasha-Ann Simons keeps the conversation moving in a thoughtful, engaging way. I think you guys have found a hidden gem!
Love reset and the topics however not a fan of Sasha she just doesn’t push back in questioning the way Justin and Jen would.
In-depth topics just come off as fluff pieces because she doesn’t steer the conversation ever it’s always the interviewee.