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Episodes

Two Supreme Court Rulings On Leeway For Religious Employers

7/8/2020
The Court handed down two rulings Wednesday, giving faith-based employers a lot of latitude on how they manage their employees and distribute health care.

Duration:00:14:40

Great White Sharks And Giant Jellyfish Spotted Off New England Coast

7/8/2020
Plus: The Supreme Court gave us two rulings on Wednesday giving faith-based employers a lot of latitude on how they manage their employees and distribute health care.

Duration:00:47:41

Giant Jellyfish — And Great White Sharks — Spotted Off Massachusetts Coast

7/8/2020
While so much has changed this past year, there's at least one thing that hasn't: the need to look out for sea creatures.

Duration:00:13:10

Boston Reacts To A Devastating Week Of Community Violence

7/8/2020
Seven people were killed this past week, including 15-year old Xhavier Rodriguez.

Duration:00:19:49

Ibram X. Kendi Launches New Center For Antiracist Research At Boston University

7/7/2020
Kendi joins us to talk about what he hopes the Center can achieve and how he's reflecting on our nation's current moment.

Duration:00:11:20

Phase 3, Step 1: Gyms, Movie Theaters And Museums Set To Open

7/7/2020
We check in with several local businesses navigating phase 3, and with our listeners.

Duration:00:25:25

City Councilor Michelle Wu On Boston's Response To The Coronavirus And Racial Inequity

7/7/2020
We catch up with Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu.

Duration:00:13:01

Gyms, Movie Theaters Weigh The Risks And Rewards Of Reopening

7/7/2020
Plus, Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu on Mayor Marty Walsh's move to create the Boston Racial Equity Fund.

Duration:00:47:38

New ICE Regulations Could Force Foreign College Students To Leave The Country

7/7/2020
WBUR's Shannon Dooling joins us to explain the new regulations and what they will mean for higher education.

Duration:00:09:11

As Supreme Court Term Extends Into The Summer, Rulings Keep Coming

7/6/2020
The Supreme Court has extended its term into July for the first time since 1996 -- and the rulings keep coming.

Duration:00:09:07

As Massachusetts Enters Phase 3, Where Are We On COVID-19?

7/6/2020
What does Phase 3 mean, in terms of who can re-open and whether they will, and for the potential spread of COVID-19?

Duration:00:21:24

Anti-Racism Scholar Ibram X. Kendi On The Mission Of BU's New Center for Antiracist Research

7/6/2020
Plus: Phase 3 of the Commonwealth's re-opening begins Monday. What does that mean for you?

Duration:00:47:06

Special Hour: Stories Of The Black Experience In America

7/3/2020
We hear from jazz musician Wynton Marsalis, chef Elle Simone Scott, and revisit the power of The 1619 Project.

Duration:00:49:02

Chef Elle Simone Scott Retells Her Great-Grandmother's Story Through Poetry And Lemon Pound Cake

7/3/2020
Elle Simone Scott, the first African American woman to be featured on PBS' America's Test Kitchen, credits her great-grandmother with her love of cooking.

Duration:00:18:00

Springfield Police Detective Was Fired After A Pro-Black Lives Matter Social Media Post

7/2/2020
We also take stock of the last month of local activism with some of the people behind it: young women of color in Boston.

Duration:00:47:47

'Divided We Fall' Documentary Special Seeks Common Ground In Our Political Divides

7/2/2020
How do we talk to each other and find common ground at a time when we are so deeply divided?

Duration:00:15:44

Boston Pops' Keith Lockhart Wants This Year's Re-Imagined Fireworks Spectacular To Meet The Moment

7/2/2020
Plus, we take your questions with local doctors and make two summer cocktails with The Boston Shaker.

Duration:00:48:23

How Other States' Surges May Affect Mass., And Other Coronavirus Questions

7/2/2020
We've managed to gradually reopen businesses and restaurants while still keeping case numbers low, but many southern and western states haven't been so fortunate. So how could that affect us down the road?

Duration:00:21:10

Boston Pops Conductor On A Re-Imagined July 4th Celebration

7/2/2020
The Pops won't be playing their traditional repertoire at the Hatch Shell this year.

Duration:00:13:26