The 21st Show - January 04, 2021

IL Artist Gives Whole Picture of Pandemic

We’ll speak with Chicago based visual artist and writer Riva Lehrer, whose recent New York Times Op-Ed “The Virus Has Stolen Your Face From Me” explores how the pandemic has presented challenges to her as both a disabled person, and as an artist whose work focuses on portraits and representations of faces and bodies stigmatized by society.

The 21st Show - January 04, 2021

Communicating With Deaf Community While Masking

With the new, more contagious strain of COVID-19 now in the U.S., mask wearing is as important as ever — but masks also pose challenges to communicating for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. 

Illinois Newsroom/Reginald Hardwick

The 21st Show - January 04, 2021

Return To Springfield For 2021

Illinois state lawmakers are set to return to Springfield this week for the first time since last May. The agenda includes dealing with significant budget shortfalls and the Black Caucus wants its agenda on equity addressed. 

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