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.

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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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