The 21st Show

The 21st—Tuesday, June 9, 2020


One water scientist has said that sewers are like a mirror to society we’ll speak with Illinois researchers who say that sewage is also a good predictor of future COVID-19 outbreaks. 

It’s possible that without someone rolling video, George Floyd’s case would have remained a local outrage, rather than galvanizing a national push against police brutality. We’ll talk to an expert about how to safely film and interact with police.

And, we’ll talk to a Chicago-area bookseller about the role reading plays in our understanding of race in America.