Today on Boston Public Radio:

We began the show by asking listeners how they feel going into the Jan. 6 hearings.

Paul Reville shared his thoughts about how significant a role Mayor Michelle Wu wants to take in Boston’s public education, and the lifting of Boston Public Schools’ mask mandate. 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 | June 9, 2022

Andrea Cabral weighed in on what to expect from the Jan. 6 committee hearings, the state of gun control in America after the Uvalde shooting and the women suing the F.B.I. for early investigative failures in the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case. Cabral is the former Suffolk County sheriff and secretary of public safety, and former CEO of the cannabis company Ascend.

Andrea Cabral on BPR | June 9, 2022

Sue O’Connell discussed media coverage of the upcoming Jan. 6 trials, and shared updates on the Pride Month events happening around Mass. O’Connell is the co-publisher of Bay Windows and South End News, and contributor to Current on NBC-LX and NECN.

Sue O'Connell on BPR | June 9, 2022

Revs. Irene Monroe and Emmett G. Price III spoke about Southern Baptist leaders releasing a database of sex abusers, the labor activists pushing for a White House meeting on poverty and Pope Francis’ future in the papacy amid rumors that he might step down. 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 | June 9, 2022

David Abel discussed his reporting on a water-pollution crisis in New Hampshire, and his upcoming documentary about future sea level rise in Boston. Abel is a Boston Globe reporter, where he covers the environment. He was part of the Globe’s team that won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News.

David Abel on BPR | June 9, 2022

We ended the show by talking with listeners about the catharsis of swearing.