The 21st Show - January 18, 2021

Fighting for Civil Rights: Then and Now

On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2021... we held a multigenerational conversation with Illinoisians active in the Civil Rights Movement. They reflected on that legacy and the fight for racial justice today. 

Senior Director of the NFLPA, Dana Hammonds Shuler, participates in a brief meditation session during Dr. Jason Richardson's presentation at the 2019 NFLPA Joint Conference at the US Grant Hotel on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 in San Diego.

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The 21st Show - January 14, 2021

Meditation for the Masses

It's 2021, but unfortunately we haven't yet left 2020 in the past. There's still a global pandemic, social unrest and many people out of work. Enter mindfulness and meditation. The 21st spoke to experts about the importance of mindfullness.

Illinois State Rep. Emanuel

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The 21st Show - January 14, 2021

New Speaker Of The House And Criminal Justice Reform

The 21st spoke to two politics reporters from Illinois about the new General Assembly,massive Criminal Justice reform that passed in the last few days and allegations against the new Illinois Speaker of the House, Emanuel "Chris" Welch. 

Elsa Olofsson

The 21st Show - January 13, 2021

Illinois Marijuana: First Year Sales & Social Equity

It’s been a year since Illinois became the 11th state to legalize marijuana. As total sales for its first year is expected to reach more $1 billion, we’ll check in with two marijuana reporters about sales and the law’s social equity promises.

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The 21st Show - January 13, 2021

Masks, Deafness & COVID-19

The 21st discusses some of the challenges the pandemic has presented for Illinoisans who are deaf, and some of the ways we can make life more accessible through technology. 

The 21st Show - January 13, 2021

COVID Vaccine County Check-in

So far, 1 in 45 Illinoisians have received their first COVID-19 vaccine shot, and eligibility is expanding. Meanwhile, some regions of the state are also on pace to see COVID restrictions eased this Friday.

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News Local/State - January 12, 2021

House To Vote On 25th Amendment Resolution Against Trump

The House of Representatives is on track to impeach President Trump for the second time in 13 months — which would make him as the only president to receive the rebuke twice.

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