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WLS-TV Highlights Stories From Black Chicagoans

Topic: Racial Issues and Equality
Posted on 12/13/2020

ABC’s owned-and-operated WLS-TV Chicago highlights the lives and stories of Black Chicago residents with a new half-hour special, "Our Chicago: Living While Black," on December 13.

The half-hour special features two storylines, the first, an intimate portrait of one South Shore family who opens up about "life in their neighborhood", the violence that surrounds them and how they beat the odds. The second, an eye-opening look at Black women’s maternal health and maternity deserts on the South Side as expectant mothers, new mothers, and OBGYN doctors give accounts of the obstacles they face.

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