Undergraduate students Immanuel Campbell and Marques Webster create signs during a "Call To Action" event on the University of Illinois Main Quad on Sunday, September 25, 2016.

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The 21st Show - September 27, 2016

Conversations On Police Violence; Immigration In 2016 Election; Racial Health Inequities

On The 21st: We talked about how conversations about recent police violence are changing in African-American communities. Plus, we discussed the trends driving fear of immigration in the 2016 election and talked with two doctors about why low-income racial minorities die of cancer at higher-than-average rates.

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The 21st Show - September 15, 2016

Live In Studio: The Fights; Dakota Pipeline Protests; Student-Athlete Nutrition

On the 21st: We talked to Illinois residents taking action to stop the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Plus, we discussed student-athletes' nutrition with sports nutrition experts and heard from an Urbana country band gearing up for the release of their second full-length record.

A measure heading to Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn would allow 17-year-olds to vote in primary elections.


The 21st Show - September 15, 2016

Same-Day Voter Registration; Anthem Protests; Baseball Pitching Regulations; Flint Water Collection

On the 21st: We heard from both sides of the debate over same-day voter registration, and talked with a sports columnist about Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protests. Plus, we spoke with a surgeon about the effects of over-pitching on high school baseball players, and learned about an effort to help residents of Flint, Michigan, get access to clean water.


The 21st Show - September 14, 2016

Homelessness Prevention; Women And Computer Science; Urban Gardening

On the 21st: We discussed a new study about homelessness and learned what may be driving an increase in the number of women getting into computer science in Illinois. We also learned about an urban gardening program that provides job training for at-risk youth.

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