rights http://peoriapublicradio.org en Civil Rights leader urges courage at Bradley University event http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/civil-rights-leader-urges-courage-bradley-university-event <div>The only living member of the “Big Six” leaders of the Civil Rights Movement spoke at Bradley University today. Congressman John Lewis was also a close friend of Martin Luther King Junior. &nbsp;He urged the hundreds in attendance to have courage in standing up against injustice. &nbsp;But Lewis also praised Central Illinois for a strong history of leadership:</div><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 22:09:51 +0000 Alex Rusciano 21669 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Civil Rights leader urges courage at Bradley University event Proposed IL law considers reading kids Miranda rights http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/proposed-il-law-considers-reading-kids-miranda-rights <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Illinois lawmakers are considering what steps police should have to take before questioning kids at school.</span></p><p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 23:58:20 +0000 Brian Mackey 19155 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Proposed IL law considers reading kids Miranda rights Exploring the right to farm http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/exploring-right-farm <p></p><div>Individual state constitutions across the nation spell out a host of guaranteed rights for their citizens … for example, same sex marriage or collective bargaining. But what about the right to farm? &nbsp; Harvest Public Media’s Bill Wheelhouse reports on what’s behind a new drive to establish that guarantee:</div><p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 12:53:36 +0000 Alex Rusciano 6867 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Exploring the right to farm