217 Today: Chicago State University’s president is on a mission to enroll more Black students in college
Thursday, July 13, 2023
- Cleanup is underway after multiple tornadoes touched down in the Chicago area Wednesday night.
- The Urban League Club of Chicago is talking about what people can expect from next year’s Democratic National Convention.
- The Federal Bureau of Investigation in Springfield is warning the public of a “grandparent scam” targeting elders in central Illinois.
- An Illinois group that fuses traditional Japanese music with avant-garde jazz is coming to the Spurlock Museum at the University of Illinois Urbana campus this Sunday.
In today's deep dive, we'll learn more about the Chicago State University President’s mission to enroll more Black Chicago residents in college.
Reporting today contributed by Reginald Hardwick, Emily Hays, Owen Henderson and Lisa Philip.