6/22/2022 - Pride | Mississippi River
We talk with a lobbyist tasked with advancing pro-LGBTQ legislation in Mississippi.
Then, one Gulf Coast scientist argues the Mississippi River needs a national lab.
11/16/2022 - Jackson/EPA Agreement | Accelerated Nursing Degrees | Change-makers
Federal and city officials meet to discuss the future of Jackson's troubled water system.Then, while the state faces a healthcare shortage, training programs look to accelerate nurse education.Plus, this week's History is Lunch highlights "changemakers" and their fight for social justice.
11/15/2022 - Real Estate Dips | Care Provider Wants More Support | New Pre-K Programs
The state's Real Estate Commission says the housing market is taking a dip. And the number of realtors in the state may soon follow that trend.Then, the tax credit for crisis pregnancy centers could be increasing. But we talk to one healthcare provider who says she's not getting vital resources to help expecting mothers.Plus, the State Board of Education approves new Pre-K programs.
11/14/2022 - Ending Corporal Punishment | Alzheimer's Research | The U.S. & the Holocaust
A coalition of civil rights groups wants to bring an end to corporal punishment in Mississippi schools.Then, how doctors at the MIND center are finding ways to better understand living with Alzheimer's.Plus, a virtual screening of The U.S. and the Holocaust hopes to open dialogue regarding the reality of anti-Semitism in America.