May 22, 2019: Tornadoes And Rain Devastate Midwest; 'Blackbird' Sung By Student In Mi'kmaq

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Sixteen-year old high school student Emma Stevens sung a beautiful version of The Beatles' "Blackbird" in her native Mi'kmaq, to raise awareness of indigenous languages and culture. Host Robin Young speaks to Stevens and Katani Julian, who translated the song, about the experience. Also, dozens of tornadoes and heavy rain have overwhelmed parts of the Midwest and the Great Plains. Host Peter O' Dowd speaks with Stephanie Abrams, meteorologist with The Weather Channel, about the impact and what's in store for Memorial Day weekend. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's May 22, 2019 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on May 22, 2019.


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