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Voices of Our Time: Laura Washington

Throughout her career, Chicago journalist Laura Washington sees her specialty as covering racial and social justice—but when she started out, that was often seen as a form of advocacy. “And when people would say that to me back then, I would say, why wouldn’t anyone care about racial justice? Why does that make you biased or unfair, because you’re working toward fairness? And now I don’t think people see it that way anymore.”