Today on Boston Public Radio:
– We opened lines to talk with teachers about the complications that come with a return to school in the fall.
– Boston NAACP President Tanisha Sullivan previewed the 2020 NAACP virtual convention, and talked about the state of racial inequity in Massachusetts.
– CNN analyst Juliette Kayyem discussed news that national security advisor Robert O’Brien tested positive for COVID-19, and recapped Tuesday’s congressional hearing with Attorney General Bill Barr.
– Medical ethicist Art Caplan talked about challenges with distributing a potential COVID-19 vaccine, and recapped the recent outbreak of coronavirus cases in Major League Baseball.
– Saida Grundy, author and assistant professor of sociology and African American studies at Boston University, discussed her latest writing for The Atlantic on the limits of anti-racist literature.
– Politico’s Stephanie Murray discussed the latest news on the Senate race between Sen. Ed Markey and Rep. Joe Kennedy III ahead of the Sept. 1 primary, and talked about the challenges in campaigning for Congress during the pandemic.
– We opened lines to talk with listeners about your quarantine TV habits, in light of the newly-released 2020 Emmy nominations.