Today on Boston Public Radio:

We began the show by asking listeners their thoughts on upper age and term limits for politicians.

Shirley Leung discussed UMass Lowell’s new chancellor Julie Chen plus new robots that weed gardens. Leung is a business columnist for the Boston Globe.

Shirley Leung on BPR | May 11, 2022

Kellie Carter Jackson and Leah Wright Rigueur shared insights on all things Oprah, from their podcast “Oprademics.” Jackson is an associate professor in the department of Africana studies at Wellesley College. Rigueur is an associate professor of history at Johns Hopkins. They host the “Oprahdemics” podcast from Radiotopia.

Kellie Carter Jackson and Leah Wright Rigueur on BPR | May 11, 2022

Jamarhl Crawford weighed in on the latest on Boston police reform, and recent news about former Police Union President Patrick Rose, who was sentenced to prison for sexually abusing children. Crawford served on the city’s police reform task force in 2020 and edits the Blackstonian.

Jamarhl Crawford on BPR | May 11, 2022

Kim Kelly told stories about the history of labor movements in the United States, and how they connect to renewed union pushes today. Kelly is a journalist, columnist for Teen Vogue and author of “FIGHT LIKE HELL: The Untold History of American Labor.”

Kim Kelly on BPR | May 11, 2022

Paul Reville talked about the lasting impact of pandemic-induced school shutdowns in education. Reville is the former secretary of education and a professor at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education, where he also runs the Education Redesign Lab. His latest book, co-authored with Lynne Sacks, is “Collaborative Action for Equity and Opportunity: A Practical Guide for School and Community Leaders.”

Paul Reville on BPR | May 11, 2022

We ended the show by asking listeners if they feel they can show their real selves at work.