The 217 Today Podcast

217 Today: UIUC’s Black Chorus pays tribute in annual Mom’s Day concert


Courtesy of University of Illinois Black Chorus' Facebook Page

Thursday, April 11, 2024

Today's headlines:

  • The Biden administration announced plans this week to provide student debt relief to more than 30 million borrowers.
  • The federal government is cracking down on toxic "forever chemicals" with new drinking water standards.
  • Local efforts are helping people redistribute eclipse glasses.

In today's deep dive, we’ll listen to a conversation with Dr. Ollie Watts Davis about those being honored at The University of Illinois Black Chorus's annual Mom's Day concert. 

217 Today is produced by Stephanie Mosqueda. Reporting contributed by Lisa Kurian Philip, Teresa Homsi, Anulika Ochuba and Kimberly Schofield.