On last week's program, we discussed the often unknown history of slavery in Illinois. Even more obscure are the personal stories of those enslaved in the state. This week, we shed some light on who they were and what they went through.
Also, the invasive Asian Carp has infiltrated and thrived in several midwest waterways. A new plan to control and harvest the fish is getting underway.
Those stories and more on this episdoe of Statewide.
* Maureen McKinney talks with Fred Hord, who's an historian, activist and Chair of the Africana Studies Department at Knox College about recent protests for racial justice and what needs to be done to improve the lives of African Americans.