The 21st Show

The 21st—Wednesday, June 17, 2020


An interview with Illinois Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton, on protests, policing, and what it will take to rebuild trust with black communities.

Plus, the US Supreme Court has ruled a landmark civil rights law protects the LGBTQ community from discrimination at work. We’ll ask a constitutional lawyer how the ruling will affect people here in Illinois and we’ll hear what other litigation we should be keeping an eye on. 

Then, University of Illinois head football coach Lovie Smith has built the most racially diverse coaching staff in the country. We’ll talk to a sportswriter who thinks it can serve as a model for other programs.