We bring you some of our favorite stories of triumph over adversity, from a man who stayed up late nights in prison so he could get a college degree, to a gay Muslim boy in South Yorkshire, England who grew up to be a global fashion icon.
Surveys show people of color are the most hesitant to take a vaccine against the coronavirus. Plus, Amy Traverso is an unabashed apple fan, and the author of a newly revised and updated "The Apple Lover's Cookbook."
Amy Traverso is the senior food editor at Yankee magazine. She's also an unabashed apple fan, and the author of a newly revised and updated "The Apple Lover's Cookbook." She takes listener calls on how to identify apples, buy them and how to eat and cook with them.
As the promise of a coronavirus vaccine becomes more of a reality, not everyone is ready or willing to take a vaccine. Recent studies find that people of color are the most hesitant right now to take the vaccine.
We take listener calls with Meredith Goldstein, who runs The Boston Globe's "Love Letters" advice column and podcast, and Omar Ruiz, a licensed family therapist at TalkThinkThrive, a team of Newton-Wellesley therapists.
In New Hampshire, there's a statewide list prosecutors keep about police whose past conduct may disqualify them from testifying in court. It's been secret, but now, there's a legal battle underway to make it public.
Plus: Eight months into this pandemic, the future of Boston's hospitality industry is still uncertain. That uncertainty is weighing heavily on people like Marta McClung. McClung, who worked in housekeeping at the Omni Parker House, fears that her position could be gone forever.
We check in with Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley on her legislative priorities for her second term, the ongoing tension between moderate and progressive Democrats, and how she's reflecting on our current moment.