Today on Boston Public Radio:

We began the show by talking with listeners about the many lies and controversies of Republican Rep.-elect George Santos.

Michael Curry shared his thoughts on Gov. Charlie Baker’s legacy, and Massachusetts’ new Behavioral Health Help Line. Curry is the 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. He serves on Governor-elect Maura Healey’s transition team, and Attorney General-elect Andrea Campbell’s transition team.

Michael Curry on BPR | Jan. 2, 2023

Charlie Sennott discussed the life and death of Pope Benedict, and the passing of legendary journalist Barbara Walters. Sennott is a GBH News analyst and editor-in-chief of the Ground Truth Project.

Charlie Sennott on BPR | Jan. 2, 2023

Kara Baskin talked about societal judgment for mothers foregoing breastfeeding, and managing your emotions as a parent. Baskin writes about food and parenting for Boston Globe.

Kara Baskin on BPR | Jan. 2, 2023

Revs. Irene Monroe and Emmett G. Price III shared their thoughts on Pope Benedict’s religious doctrine and controversial handling of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. 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 the “All Rev’d Up” podcast.

All Rev'd Up on BPR | Jan. 2, 2023

Imari Paris Jeffries talked about the upcoming unveiling of Boston’s The Embrace, a sculpture memorializing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Coretta Scott King, and the Civil Rights movement. Jeffries is the executive director of Embrace Boston. The MLK Embrace monument will be unveiled on Friday, Jan. 13, on the Boston Common.

Imari Paris Jeffries on BPR | Jan. 2, 2023

We ended the show by asking listeners about their New Year’s resolutions.