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WGLT Sound Ideas- 2/24/21

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The City of Bloomington has finally released police body cam video of a racially fraught incident from last July involving an officer and two African American residents. We'll have a report on why the release took so long and analysis of what happened. Plus, WGLT's consideration of Black History month continues with the empowering effect of the movie Black Panther. Elementary classroom teachers in Unit 5 and District 87 tell you how they approach Black history education. Finally, the U-S Attorney for the 46 county central district of Illinois is on his way out as part of the presidential transition. He talks with WGLT about what he worked on and feels he accomplished.

Patrick Grogan is an intern at WGLT. He joined the station in 2021.