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  • Our Studs

    Our Studs

    Chicago Journalists remember Studs Terkel and their experience knowing the man or winning the Studs Terkel Community Media Award. This video was presented at the 2009 20th Anniversary Studs Terkel Community Media Awards at the Chicago Cultural Center on March 11th, 2009. Presented by the Community Media Workshop. Special thanks for allowing us to repost this on Media Burn. Continue reading

  • Dovie Thurman, A Conversation with Studs Terkel

    Dovie Thurman, A Conversation with Studs Terkel

    Dovie Thurman, community organizer & the “heart” of Uptown speaks with Studs Terkel about her work as a civil rights and welfare rights activist in a North Side Chicago neighborhood. Produced just one month before Thurman died of heart failure on April 7, 1997, Thurman retells her struggle against racist and classist powers, her meeting with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and how she found redemption as a Christian preacher. Continue reading