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The Take

The Take

Analysis and commentary on the top stories of the day

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 08:18 PM EST

NAACP Protest Then and Now

NAACP Protest Then and Now

Keeping faith with the founders of the NAACP. Sue's guest is NAACP national board member Michael Curry who discusses his role in the documentary, “Birth of a Movement.” Curry also looks at the civil rights challenge under President Donald Trump.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 08:14 PM EST

Have Mandatory Sentencing Laws Made Crime Worse?

Have Mandatory Sentencing Laws Made Crime Worse?

Have mandatory-sentencing laws made the crime problem worse? Sue's guest is Carol Rose, executive director of Massachusetts ACLU. She discusses Beacon Hill’s failed promise of criminal justice reform.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 09:30 PM EST

Next Steps for Wampanoag Casino

Next Steps for Wampanoag Casino

Could a casino on Wampanoag Tribal lands be part of making America great again? Sue's guest is Wampanoag Tribal Council Chairman Cedric Cromwell.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 10:56 PM EST

Trump's Deportation Crackdown

Trump's Deportation Crackdown

Does President Trump's stepped up enforcement of deportations pose a political trap for Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker? Sue's guests are Steve Kerrigan, CEO of the 2012 Democratic National Convention; Jennifer Nassour, former chair of the Massachusetts Republican Party.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 08:35 AM EST

Latest on Owen Labrie and Opiod Related Deaths

Latest on Owen Labrie and Opiod Related Deaths

Freelance reporter Susan Zalkind updates two of her top stories: the next phase of Owen Labrie's attempt to overturn his sexual assault conviction; and the role of Fentanyl in making 2016 the worst year yet for opioid-related deaths in Massachusetts.

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