10/25/2021 - Death Penalty | Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann | The Brew Sign
Mississippi is set to execute a man for the first time in nearly ten years.Then, we talk COVID relief allocation and medical marijuana with Lieutenant Governor Delbert Hosemann.And, a look inside a bitter fight over a coffeeshop sign in Starkville.
10/22/2021 - Jackson Water | Prison Visitation
The city of Jackson faces legal action over lead in its water system.And, Mississippi prisons re-open for visitation.
10/21/2021 - "Twindemic" | Writer Keisha Blain
Mississippi isn't rid of COVID yet. And flu season is just around the corner.Plus, we talk with writer Keisha Blain about her new biography of Fannie Lou Hamer.
10/20/2021 - UMMC Vaccine Mandate | Heirs Property
We check in with the University of Mississippi Medical Center, post-vaccine mandate.And, a conversation on Black involuntary land loss.This is an abridged show produced to accommodate MPB's fall fundraising drive.
10/19/2021 - Mental Health | Vaccine Hesitancy
A new report sheds light on teen suicide in Mississippi.And, we talk vaccine hesitancy with a Gulf Coast nurse practitioner.This is an abridged show produced to accommodate MPB's fall fundraising campaign.
10/18/2021 - Vaccines | Abortion | Medical Marijuana
Dr. Dobbs reports progress on COVID-19 vaccinations.Then, a Jackson clinic is ground zero for America's abortion debate.And, the ACLU calls for medical marijuana legalization in the state to be accompanied by criminal justice reform.This is an abbreviated show produced for MPB's fall fundraising campaign.
10/15/2021 - Medical Marijuana | Childhood Obesity | Reveal
Gridlock in Jackson as a special session for medical marijuana may be slipping out of reach.Then, Mississippi has the second-highest childhood obesity rate of any state in the country.And, a new series from Reveal revisits the death of a Black Mississippian during a traffic stop.
10/14/2021 - TANF Misspending | Childcare Aid | Anita Hill
State Auditor Shad White demands repayment of millions in misspent TANF funds.Then, we ask the Department of Human Services when childcare centers in the state can expect new COVID relief to kick in.And, a conversation with writer, scholar, and activist Anita Hill.
10/13/2021 - Vaccine Mandate Bans | Childcare | Complete2Compete
Governor Reeves contemplates a ban on COVID-19 vaccine mandates.Then, daycare operators say the state is moving too slow in dispersing COVID childcare aid.And, after a Southern Remedy Health Minute, a Mississippi back-to-college program gets a cash infusion.