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Provocative stories and authentic voices from around Boston

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Episodes

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

Reflecting On A Month Of Activism — And Change — With Young Activists In Boston

7/1/2020
We take stock of the last month of local activism with some of the people behind it: young women of color in Boston.

Duration:00:18:46

A Springfield Detective Shared Photo Of Her Niece At A Black Lives Matter Rally. She Was Fired

7/1/2020
A Springfield police detective was fired two weeks ago after sharing a post of her niece at a Black Lives Matter rally holding a protest sign that appeared to suggest people should "shoot" "back" at police, according to a report from MassLive.

Duration:00:13:16

At The Intersection Of Pride And Black Lives Matter

6/30/2020
This Pride Month has been one like no other.

Duration:00:08:46

Rep. Lynch On Police Reform, Reopening Massachusetts

6/30/2020
Rep. Lynch discusses why police reform legislation has stalled, despite broad public support both locally and nationally.

Duration:00:18:13

This Pride Month, The Focus Was On Black Lives Matter

6/30/2020
Plus, Rep. Stephen Lynch talks about why police reform legislation has stalled in Washington, D.C.

Duration:00:46:17

Assessing The State Of The Massachusetts Economy

6/30/2020
Statewide, the unemployment rate stands above 16 percent -- a new record. So just how bad is all this?

Duration:00:19:15

As SCOTUS Strikes Down A Restrictive Abortion Law, Looking To The Future Of Roe v. Wade

6/29/2020
The court struck down a Louisiana law that required doctors performing abortions have admitting privileges to nearby hospitals -- the effects of which could have left the state with a single abortion clinic.

Duration:00:11:17

An Eviction Crisis Is Looming: Report

6/29/2020
According to a new report from MIT and City Life/Vida Urbana, communities of color in Boston are disproportionately impacted by evictions in Boston -- and it could get worse with the pandemic.

Duration:00:20:28

Checking The Score: The Patriots Get A New QB ... And A Fine

6/29/2020
Big news for the New England Patriots breaking this week, with the signing of former Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton and penalties for another videotaping scandal.

Duration:00:05:36

Black And Brown Business Leaders Create Equity Fund To Address Systemic Racism Across Commonwealth

6/29/2020
We speak with Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan, one of the fund's founding members.

Duration:00:09:48

Week In Review: Close Contact Businesses Reopen, Devastating Report On Holyoke Soldiers' Home

6/26/2020
In our Week In Review, we take your calls as Massachusetts continues the state's reopening, with close contact businesses this week.

Duration:00:46:33