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Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 at 08:17 PM EDT

Hair Salon Exclusively for Muslim Women Opens in Boston

Hair Salon Exclusively for Muslim Women Opens in Boston

The first salon and spa specifically established for Muslim women in Massachusetts recently opened in Boston. Shamso Ahmad, owner of Shamso Hair Studio and Spa, shares her inspiring story with Sue.

Monday, Apr 8, 2019 at 07:47 PM EDT

The Take: Paul Reville

The Take: Paul Reville

Paul Reville, a professor at Harvard Graduate School of Education, joins Sue to discuss attempts at narrowing the education achievement gap by "using all means," including support outside of classroom...

Monday, Apr 8, 2019 at 07:40 PM EDT

The Take: Rashaan Hall

The Take: Rashaan Hall

Rashaan Hall, Director of the Racial Justice Program at the ACLU of Massachusetts, joins Sue to discuss how Suffolk County DA Rachael Rollins approaches criminal justice compared to her predecessor.

Monday, Apr 8, 2019 at 07:39 PM EDT

The Take: Jonathan Gruber

The Take: Jonathan Gruber

Jonathan Gruber, a professor at MIT, joins Sue to discuss the book he co-authored with Simon Johnson titled "Jump-Starting America: How Breakthrough Science Can Revive Economic Growth and the American...

Friday, Apr 5, 2019 at 08:05 PM EDT

The Take: The Hot List, April 5, Part II

The Take: The Hot List, April 5, Part II

Dr. Monica O'Neal and Rev. Irene Monroe join Sue to discuss Mick Jagger's health and other issues.

Friday, Apr 5, 2019 at 08:05 PM EDT

The Take: The Hot List, April 5, Part I

The Take: The Hot List, April 5, Part I

Dr. Monica O'Neal and Rev. Irene Monroe join Sue to discuss Joe Biden, the new "Happy Place" in Boston, MCAS and more.

Friday, Apr 5, 2019 at 07:41 PM EDT

The Take: Cambridge Mayor Marc McGovern

The Take: Cambridge Mayor Marc McGovern

The Mayor of Cambridge, Marc McGovern, joins Sue to discuss the joint creation of a legal defense fund for immigrants along with Somerville in light of the ongoing crisis along the US-Mexico border.

Friday, Apr 5, 2019 at 02:36 PM EDT

The Impending Brexit Crisis

The Impending Brexit Crisis

The Brexit deadline is rapidly approaching and the British government still doesn't have a plan to exit the European Union. Boston College political science professor David Deese joins Sue to talk about what...

Friday, Apr 5, 2019 at 02:34 PM EDT

Former VP Joe Biden Accused of Unwelcome Contact

Former VP Joe Biden Accused of Unwelcome Contact

Former Vice President Joe Biden is likely ramping up for a presidential run, but his hands-on style of personal politics has upset some women. Boston Globe columnist Joan Vennochi and Gina Christo, a finance...

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019 at 07:57 PM EDT

1 on 1 With Tanisha Sullivan President of Boston NAACP

1 on 1 With Tanisha Sullivan President of Boston NAACP

Boston will host the 2020 NAACP National Convention. Symbolically and business-wise, this is big for the city but does it mean anything for Boston when it comes to progress on race relations? Tanisha Sullivan...

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