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The 21st Show - February 24, 2020

Black Tourism And History In Springfield

Guests: Kathryn Harris, President, Abraham Lincoln Association. Teresa Haley, President of the Illinois Chapter of the NAACP.

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The 21st Show - February 24, 2020

Southern Illinois Town Dealing With Sewage Backup

Guests: Nicole Nelson, attorney and founder of Equity Legal Services, Inc. Earlie Fuse a 28 year resident of Centreville, Illinois. Walter Johnson a Winthrop Professor of History and Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University

The 21st Show - February 24, 2020

The 21st—Monday, February 24, 2020

On Today's 21st: A University of Illinois professor who faced accusations of sexual harassment was set to return to teaching last month.  Now, a new report is out with more claims against him from 15 women. We got the latest on this year’s-long case sparked by the MeToo movement. 

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The 21st Show - February 20, 2020

What It Takes To Help Teens With Autism Succeed As Adults

Early adulthood can be a huge transition for anyone. And for people with autism, this stage of life comes with its own unique challenges, whether it’s navigating complicated systems for support and services, finding resources outside of the school system, or simply planning for the long-term. A program funded by the National Institute of Mental Health aims to help -- and it’s now being offered in Illinois. 

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The 21st Show - February 19, 2020

2020 Budget Address: Education

Guests: Cristina Pacione-Zayas, Associate Vice President of Policy, Erikson Institute and Illinois State Board of Education. Cassie Creswell, President and director, Illinois Families for Public Schools

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The 21st Show - February 19, 2020

2020 Budget Address: The Experts

Guests: Amanda Kass, Associate Director from the Government Finance Research Center Urban Planning and Policy at UIC. Laurence Msall, President, Civic Federation

The 21st Show - February 19, 2020

The 21st—- Wednesday, February 19, 2020

On Today's 21st: Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker delivered his annual budget address today. We heard from budget experts and people in the field of education about the current state of Illinois’ finances, and what they wanted to hear today.

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The 21st Show - February 18, 2020

Previewing The 22nd Annual Ebertfest

With Ebertfest fast approaching, Chaz Ebert previews what to expect in this year’s film festival themed Transformations. 

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The 21st Show - February 18, 2020

Teaching Genocide In Illinois

Illinois was one of the first states to require Holocaust education in schools back in 1990. Twelve states now have laws that mandate Holocaust education. 

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