OTL #485: The future of Chicago Public Schools, Racism in the Chicago Police Department, What’s up with those blank billboards in Logan Square?

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OTL host Mike Stephen takes a selfie under a blacked-out billboard in Logan Square.

OTL host Mike Stephen takes a selfie under a blacked-out billboard in Logan Square.

Mike Stephen talks with retired art teacher, union guy, and blogger Fred Klonsky about Governor Rauner and Mayor Emanuel teaming up to bust the Chicago Teachers Union and more; checks in with journalist Evan F. Moore about his Chicago Reader interview with three African-American cops caught between black and blue; and visits with Logan Square Preservation president Andrew Schneider about an ongoing fight to remove eyesore billboards from the neighborhood. Meanwhile, we pay tribute to Dan Turner, a personal friend and social justice activist; and we wish Mike’s mom a happy birthday! This week’s local music is provided by Jodee Lewis.

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