Today on Boston Public Radio:
– We opened our lines to talk with listeners about the 11 Northeastern University students suspended, without tuition reimbursement, for violating the school’s social distancing rules.
– NBC Sports Boston reporter and anchor Trenni Kusnierek talked about the disqualification of tennis icon Novak Djokovic from the US Open, and a new opinion piece in The Boston Globe from Celtics center Enes Kanter, titled “Why I won’t shut up and play basketball."
– GBH News analyst and GroundTruth Project CEO Charlie Sennott discussed ongoing pro-democracy protests in Belarus, and the muted reaction from President Donald Trump to the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
– Reverends Irene Monroe and Emmett Price, hosts of GBH’s All Rev’d Up, discussed a new report showing Black girls are nearly four times as likely to be disciplined in school as their white peers, and President Trump's order that federal agencies end training on white privilege and critical race theory.
– TV expert Bob Thompson weighed in on data analytics giant Nielsen’s embrace of streaming, the piling controversy around Disney’s "Mulan" reboot, and “Women Make Film,” an ongoing film series airing on TCM.
– CNN’s John King talked about the latest news on the presidential race, eight weeks away from Election Day, and ongoing federal debate around further coronavirus relief funding.
– We reopened lines to talk with listeners about the recent Atlantic piece alleging that President Trump called dead U.S veterans “suckers” and “losers.”