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Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction



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Moore lives and works in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Natalie Y. Moore is the South Side bureau reporter for WBEZ, the NPR-member station in Chicago. Before joining WBEZ, she covered Detroit City Council for Detroit News. She worked as an education reporter for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and a reporter for the Associated Press in Jerusalem. Her work has been published in Essence, Black Enterprise, the Chicago Reporter, In These Times, the Chicago Sun-Times and the Chicago Tribune. She was awarded the 21st Century Award from the Chicago Public Library and Foundation in 2017.

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Titles At Your Library


-- ''The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation'' -- *2016 Chicago Review of Books nonfiction award winner

-- *One of Buzzfeed's 18 Best Nonfiction Books, 2016