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The Take

The Take

Analysis and commentary on the top stories of the day

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 10:18 PM EST

Defying Trump on Transgender Rights

Defying Trump on Transgender Rights

Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg speaks out for transgender rights and offers a Blue State battle plan for taking back Congress and the White House.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 08:21 PM EST

Head Start's Next Chapter

Head Start's Next Chapter

Head Start survival at stake? The LBJ-era program of preschool education launches a new site in Boston, while making the case for continued federal funding. Sue's guest is ABCD Executive Vice President Sharon Scott-Chandler.

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.

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