217 Today: Illinois Public Media launches new radio station focused on amplifying Black voices and music
Thursday, February 1, 2024
- Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle joined local leaders yesterday in commemorating Black heritage and achievement.
- The battle to keep Donald Trump off Illinois’ primary ballot has now made its way to state court.
- University of Illinois police are sharing more information about the death of Akul Dhawan.
- The Fighting Illini women’s basketball team won on the road last night against the Michigan Wolverines
In today's deep dive, we'll learn more about a new radio station that will amplify black voices and music.
217 Today is produced by Stephanie Mosqueda. Reporting contributed by Mawa Iqbal, Emily Hays, Colin Hislope, Reginald Hardwick and Jill Clements.