Today on Boston Public Radio:

We began the show by talking with listeners about parental burnout.

District Attorney Kevin Hayden discussed his new plan on handling arrests at the homeless encampments near Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard. He also shared his thoughts on Boston Mayor Michelle Wu’s statement on providing support for the children allegedly responsible for multiple attacks around Boston Common. Hayden is the interim district attorney for Suffolk County, and he’s running for election for a full term as district attorney this fall.

DA Kevin Hayden on BPR | May 6, 2022

Callie Crossley reflected on what a post–Roe v. Wade America could be like, and shared the story of Jessica Watkins, the first Black woman on the International Space Station crew. Crossley hosts GBH’s Under the Radar and Basic Black.

Callie Crossley on BPR | May 6, 2022

Sy Montgomery talked about her encounters with birds of prey while learning falconry. Montgomery is a journalist, naturalist and a BPR contributor. Her latest book is "The Hawk’s Way: Encounters with Fierce Beauty.”

Sy Montgomery on BPR | May 6, 2022

Justice Margaret Marshall discussed the unprecedented leak of a Supreme Court draft opinion that could overturn Roe v. Wade. Marshall is the former chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Court.

Justice Margaret Marshall on BPR | May 6, 2022

Lisa Graham, Gabrielle Goodman and the Metropolitan Chorale of Brookline performed live at the Boston Public Library ahead of their upcoming May 15 performance of Duke Ellington’s “Sacred Concert.” Graham is the music director of the Metropolitan Chorale and conductor of choral program at Wellesley. Goodman is a soloist and a professor of music at the Berklee College of Music in the voice department. Goodman has performed in both classical and jazz idioms with the Syracuse Symphony, the Baltimore Symphony, the Baltimore Opera and the National Symphony. The Metropolitan Chorale is a 100-voice audition chorus.

The Metropolitan Chorale of Brookline on BPR | May 6, 2022