Today on Boston Public Radio:

Attorney General Maura Healey shared her thoughts on the outcomes of the Massachusetts Legislature's recent session, and took listener calls and answered questions on another installment of “Ask the AG.”

Attorney General Maura Healey on BPR | Aug. 1, 2022

Howard Bryant discussed the life and legacy of Bill Russell, including the impact of his presence in Boston and his role as a social justice advocate during the civil rights movement. Bryant is a columnist and commentator for ESPN.

Then, we asked listeners about their memories of Bill Russell.

Howard Bryant and Callers on BPR | Aug. 1, 2022

Katie Krall talked about her experience being a female coach in Major League Baseball, the unorthodox career path that led her to work in baseball, and the culture around women’s sports today. Krall is a player development coach for the Portland Sea Dogs, a Boston Red Sox affiliate team.

Katie Krall on BPR | Aug. 1, 2022

The Revs. Irene Monroe and Emmett Price discussed Kansas nuns opposing a state abortion amendment, the Pope Francis’ recent "apology tour" in Canada, and Beyoncé’s new album. Monroe is a syndicated religion columnist and the Boston voice for Detour’s African American Heritage Trail. Price is founding pastor of Community of Love Christian Fellowship in Allston and the inaugural dean of Africana Studies at Berklee College of Music. Together, they host GBH's All Rev’d Up podcast.

All Rev'd Up on BPR | Aug. 1, 2022

Richard Blanco read poems about the chaos in our country right now, including “Fire and Ice” by Robert Frost, Anna Akhmatova’s “Lot’s Wife,” and his own “And So We All Fall Down.” Blanco is the fifth inaugural poet in United States history. His latest book, "How To Love A Country," deals with various sociopolitical issues that shadow America.

Richard Blanco on BPR | Aug. 1, 2022

We ended the show by talking about recent legislation in the State House.