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Friday, Mar 8, 2019 at 08:20 PM EST

How the Public Will Remember Michael Jackson

How the Public Will Remember Michael Jackson

Boston Magazine food editor Scott Kearnan and Dr. Monica O'Neal, a clinical psychologist, talk about how Michael Jackson will be remembered after "Leaving Neverland" and other topics in the week...

Friday, Mar 8, 2019 at 08:03 PM EST

Berklee's American Roots Program Celebrates 10 Years

Berklee's American Roots Program Celebrates 10 Years

Red Rabbit Duo joins Sue O'Connell on necn ahead of a concert at Berklee Performance Center in Boston.

Thursday, Mar 7, 2019 at 08:00 PM EST

A Look at the 2020 Democratic Presidential Roster

A Look at the 2020 Democratic Presidential Roster

A look at the 2020 Democratic presidential roster through the eyes of a Republican political consultant. Ozzie Palomo, managing director, Chartwell Strategy Group, joins Sue to also discuss concerns about the...

Thursday, Mar 7, 2019 at 07:58 PM EST

Concerns About Support Staff Shortage for Development Disabled

Concerns About Support Staff Shortage for Development Disabled

They care for people with intellectual and development disorders and they are underpaid and increasingly overworked. Leo Sarkissian, CEO, the Arc of Massachusetts, joins Sue to talk about the legitimate concerns...

Thursday, Mar 7, 2019 at 07:56 PM EST

Court Decision Puts Recent Gains in Pay Equity in Limbo

Court Decision Puts Recent Gains in Pay Equity in Limbo

A recent U.S. Supreme Court action puts some recent gains in pay equity in limbo. Katie Donovan, founder of Equal Pay Negotiations, joins Sue to discuss what all workers should know when it comes to potential...

Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019 at 07:30 PM EST

Importance of Increased Access to Birth Control

Importance of Increased Access to Birth Control

The Trump Administration continues to fight to deny women access to contraceptives through their health insurance in the United States, a larger fight goes on worldwide with more than 200 million women...

Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019 at 07:43 PM EST

Tufts Scholars Map Out Sites in African American Trail Project

Tufts Scholars Map Out Sites in African American Trail Project

A new historical "trail" project is being worked on in Massachusetts. Professors at Tufts University map out more than 200 sites tied to African-American history across the state – pointing...

Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019 at 07:49 PM EST

UMass School of Law's Justice Bridge Program

UMass School of Law's Justice Bridge Program

A legal incubator is what the University of Massachusetts School of Law calls its "Justice Bridge" program. It helps new lawyers start their careers, while providing legal services to people of more...

Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019 at 07:37 PM EST

Man Now Free of HIV After Bone Marrow Transplant

Man Now Free of HIV After Bone Marrow Transplant

An HIV-positive man in the United Kingdom has become the second known adult worldwide to be cleared of the AIDS virus after he received a bone marrow transplant from an HIV resistant donor. This doesn't mean...

Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019 at 08:02 PM EST

Trump Administration's Immigration Policies Under Scrutiny

Trump Administration's Immigration Policies Under Scrutiny

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies Wednesday before the House Homeland Security Committee on the Trump administration's border policies including the separation of families at the border....

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