Voices of Our Time: Dave Hoekstra

Midwest supper clubs, The Staple Singers, and minor league baseball. Newspapers, radio, documentaries, books and blogs. Dave Hoekstra is omnivorous in his approach to journalism, and the kinds of stories he likes to tell.

‘Chicago is Beautiful’

Can we reclaim Chicago’s public narrative? Last week, in response to comments about Chicago made by Donald Trump at the first presidential debate, writer Ta-Nehisi…

Storytelling that matters

The talk on the street, at the barbershop, at the basketball court and almost everywhere always nailed him. It was about what was going on. It was the news and he listened and joined the talk.