Lynn Sweet welcomed Rev. Wheeler Parker Jr., Emmett Till’s cousin and the last surviving witness to his lynching and Chris Benson, Till scholar and co-author of “A Few Days Full of Trouble…”
In its 94th year, the Saturday parade brought together thousands of community members to celebrate the end of the summer season ahead of the upcoming school year.
Lynn Sweet was joined by Miles Taylor, “Anonymous” Trump administration insider and author of the just released book, “Blowback: A Warning to Save Democracy from the Next Trump.”
At ‘Hear My Story,’ hosted by columnist Ismael Pérez, local drag performers shared their experiences of self-love, perseverance and community.
The Renaissance World Tour will take over the stadium July 22 and 23.
Though road trips are expected to be the preferred method of travel this holiday weekend with 2.5 million Illinoisans hitting the road, travelers are also catching flights, buses, trains and even cruises, AAA officials said.
Sun-Times columnist and host Ismael Perez was joined by drag performers Jakki Love, Starr Stallion and Allegra Dee Love for this family-friendly storytelling experience.
Lynn Sweet was joined by New York Times White House reporter Peter Baker to discuss the GOP primary and co-authored book, The Divider: Trump in the White House 2017-2021.
Environmental reporter Brett Chase was joined by community experts Mary Gonzales, Tanya Lozano, Theresa McNamara and Olga Bautista for a conversation about air pollution and a scrap-metal operation in Pilsen.
Event moderator and Sun-Times social justice and wage gap reporter, Elvia Malagón, was joined by special guests Dr. Evelyn Figueroa, Frank Sandoval and Karina Ayala-Bermejo on April 26 at the Coleman Public Library.
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Our host, Lynn Sweet, was joined by a political panel with Aviva Bowen, Tom Bowen, Becky Carroll, Alden Loury, Natalie Moore and Fran Spielman to discuss Mayor-elect Brandon Johnson’s election victory, plus the 2024 Democratic convention in Chicago.
Lynn Sweet was joined by freshmen in Congress, Jonathan Jackson and Delia Ramirez, and political strategists Aviva Bowen, Tom Bowen, Ron Holmes, Joanna Klonsky, Amy Qin, Tina Sfondeles and Fran Spielman to discuss the Chicago mayoral campaign.
The University of Chicago Institute of Politics, the Chicago Sun-Times and WBEZ are hosting a live candidate forum for the city’s mayoral candidates — Paul Vallas and Brandon Johnson — ahead of the runoff election. Join us in person, virtually or on-air March 30.
Sun-Times film critic Richard Roeper answered your questions about the 95th Academy Awards®.
Additional security measures will surround Lunar New Year parades this weekend in Chinatown and Uptown in the wake of two California mass shootings.
Lynn Sweet was joined by Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill. as he started his second term as the Senate Judiciary Committee chair on January 12, 2023.
Lynn Sweet sat down with White House correspondent, April Ryan, to discuss her book, Black Women Will Save the World: An Anthem. Plus, Republican strategist Eleni Demertzis; Democratic strategist Ron Holmes; WBEZ state politics reporter Dave McKinney and Sun-Times chief political reporter Tina Sfondeles joined for a political panel on December 15, 2022.
Lynn Sweet hosted a post-election wrap-up with Ron Holmes, Tina Sfondeles and Dan Mihalopoulos. Plus, author Maggie Haberman joined to discuss her best seller on November 10, 2022.
Leading up to the midterm elections, Lynn Sweet was joined by bestselling author David Corn and a political panel with Tina Sfondeles, Dave McKinney and Dan Mihalopoulos on October 20.
Host Lynn Sweet was joined by best-selling author Tim Miller to discuss his book, Trump and the future of the Republican Party. Sweet also checked in on Highland Park, two months after the July 4 parade massacre.
The Chicago Sun-Times and WBEZ hosted four Chicago Public Media panels at Printers Row Lit Fest on Saturday, September 10.
Host Elvia Malagón, Sun-Times social justice and wage gap reporter, was joined by author Mike Amezcua at the Printers Row Lit Fest for this in-person discussion on September 10, 2022.
At Printers Row Lit Fest on September 10, 2022, host Brett Chase was joined by guests Cheryl Johnson, Tarnynon Onumonu and Luis Carranza to pay homage to Hazel Johnson’s life and legacy.
Nykia Wright, Tracy Brown and event moderator Mary Mitchell lead a panel at the Black Women’s Expo on August 12 at 3:00 p.m. CT at McCormick Place.
For a special At The Table Primary Election Preview, our host Lynn Sweet was joined by the Sun-Times’ Tina Sfondeles and Fran Spielman and WBEZ’s Dave McKinney, Dan Mihalopoulos and Mariah Woelfel to discuss the latest on county, state and federal races on June 23, 2022.