Today on Boston Public Radio:

We started the show with a call-in segment to hear from listeners about reproductive rights activism on what would have been the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade on Sunday.

Michael Curry discussed criticisms of The Embrace statue; the deadly mass shooting on Lunar New Year near Los Angeles; and the legislative push to boost nurse-to-patient ratios in Massachusetts. Michael Curry is president and CEO of the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers. He’s also a member of the National NAACP Board of Directors, where he chairs the board’s Advocacy & Policy Committee.

Michael Curry on BPR | Jan. 23, 2023

Brian McGrory, outgoing editor at the Boston Globe, discussed his tenure at the newspaper. He now heads Boston University’s journalism department, and will write a weekly column for the Globe.

Brian McGrory on BPR | Jan. 23, 2023

Isaac Yablo will become Boston's new senior adviser for community safety in the office of Public Safety in February. He joined the show to discuss how he views his new role. Yablo is currently the Policy and Research Director in the city’s Office of Black Male Advancement.

Isaac Yablo on BPR | Jan. 23, 2023

Revs. Irene Monroe & Emmett G. Price III discussed a Black professor in Florida defying the so-called "Stop W.O.K.E. Act," signed into law by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, which essentially prohibits instruction that could make students feel responsibility for or guilt about the past actions of other members of their race.

The Revs on BPR | Jan. 23, 2023

We re-aired a conversation with former chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Margaret Marshall, when she discussed the unprecedented leak of a Supreme Court draft opinion, which ultimately overturned Roe v. Wade.

Re-air Margaret Marshall on BPR: Jan. 23, 2023

We ended the show by opening the lines to hear from listeners about the times they've been ghosted or stood up by someone they had plans with.