The 21st Show

Illinois Summer Food Programs; Former Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey


In this Sept. 20, 2011 photo, students eat their lunch at Northeast Elementary Magnet in Danville, Ill. Seth Perlman/AP

On the 21st: One in 5 children in Illinois are from families who worry about where they’ll get their next meal. What’s being done to get healthy meals to kids in Illinois this summer? Also, we revisit our conversation with former poet laureate Natasha Trethewey about how poetry can help Americans better understand each other. 

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