Statewide: Protesting to save the trees; Race and economic development
Economic investment, and the jobs that follow, tends to happen in predominantly white communities. The opposite is true in Black neighborhoods. On this episode, we examine what's behind the disparity.
Also, we revisit a protest in the Shawnee National Forest that occurred 30 years ago. And what is the best message to get someone to take the COVID-19 vaccine?
Those stories and more on Statewide.
* Eric Stock visits with Dan Taube, interim chief security officer at Illinois State University, about how the pandemic has made the workplace less safe from online threats.
* Herb Trix talks with the author of a new book on NCAA Division 3 nicknames and mascots.
* Harvest Public Media's Elizabeth Rembert tells us how more Midwest farmers are taking to rowing peas and beans.