As a child, Ruby Bridges was the first Black student to desegregate an elementary school in New Orleans. She joins us to remember and honor the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. on this special day. And, a variety of new smartphone apps are being developed to help Americans navigate the pandemic. We hear about two of them. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 18, 2021, full broadcast. You can find more at hereandnow.org — and follow us on Twitter, Instagram or join the conversation on Facebook.
This program aired on January 18, 2021.