The 21st Show

The 21st—Wednesday, April 8, 2020


With more people staying home amid the coronavirus pandemic, calls to child abuse hotlines are down. But advocates say that is not a good sign.

Meanwhile, across the country and here in Illinois, African Americans are dying from COVID-19 at a much higher rate than other groups. We talked about the disproportionate health and economic effects of the disease on black communities.

And with Passover beginning tonight and Easter this weekend, we spoke with a rabbi and a priest about keeping the faith in a time of crisis.