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Full Episode: Education Funding, Day Of Mourning, Lunenburg Skate Park, Robert Pinsky On Emotion In Poetry50:02
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Since 2014, Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz of Boston has led the push for increased investment in public schools. (Max Larkin/WBUR)
Since 2014, Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz of Boston has led the push for increased investment in public schools. (Max Larkin/WBUR)

Here's the Radio Boston rundown for Nov. 27. Tiziana Dearing is our host.

  • WBUR's Max Larkin and Mass. State Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz give us an overview of all that led up to a monumental education funding reform bill that went into law this week.
  • Kisha James tells us about the sentiment behind the 50th National Day Of Mourning. James is an enrolled member of the Wampanoag tribe, president of the Native American Student Association at Wellesley College and granddaughter of Wamsutta Frank James, the founder of the National Day of Mourning.
  • A group of teenagers from Lunenburg are raising money to build a skate park in their town. WBUR's Zoë Mitchell met up with them.
  • Three-term U.S. Poet Laureate and director of the creative writing program at Boston University Robert Pinksy talks with us about his latest anthology of poetry: "The Mind Has Cliffs Of Falls: Poems At The Extreme Of Feelings."

This program aired on November 27, 2019.

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