A few years ago, Hallel came out as a “boy-girl” to their parents. This week on NEXT, 9-year-old Hallel and their family explore gender identity. Plus, we learn about a new Connecticut law banning race-based hair discrimination in the workplace and in schools. And we hear from newcomers to New Hampshire about whether they plan to stay in the state after the pandemic.
Aigné Goldsby, staff attorney at the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority and the founder of Black Esquire, a company that coaches BIPOC pre-law and law students.
Leigh Weisenburger, vice president for enrollment and dean of admission and financial aid at Bates College, which adopted a standardized test-optional admissions policy in 1984.
Martha Bebinger, reporter for WBUR
‘I Just Feel Like Myself’: A Nonbinary Child And Their Family Explore Identity
Karen Brown, reporter, producer and host at New England Public Media
Sarah Gibson, education and demographics reporter for NHPR
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Andrea Shea, senior arts reporter for WBUR’s The ARTery
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Todd Bookman, senior reporter for New Hampshire Public Radio
‘The Old Lady’ Of Kensington, A Record-Holding Tree, Comes Down
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Freelance Producer: Lily Tyson
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Music: Todd Merrell, “New England” by Goodnight Blue Moon, “Tracphone” by Latrell James, “Nowhere to Run” by Billy Wylder, “Illudere” by Latin Heartbeat Orchestra and “Rock with Me” by West End Blend.
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