Will the US Hit Biden's 60% Vaccination Goal by the Fourth of July?
More than 50 percent of Californians are fully vaccinated, but things are slowing down out there...and there is concern, nationwide, about whether the U-S will hit President Biden's goal of having 70 percent of all eligible folks at least PARTIALLY vaccinated by July 4th.
- Paula Cannon, Professor and Virologist at USC's Keck School of Medicine
Federal Judge Rules California's Assault Weapon Ban Unconstitutional
Last Friday, a federal judge struck down California’s decades-old ban on assault rifles, arguing it was unconstitutional. The state plans to appeal. The ban is one of more than 100 laws on the state’s books, restricting the use of firearms - from directives on dealers and buyers to background check requirements to possession bans.
- Ben Christopher, Political Reporter at CalMatters
"The Marathon Don’t Stop: The Life and Times of Nipsey Hussle" Explores LA Rapper's Legacy
Ermias Joseph Asghedom, better known as Nipsey Hussle, was shot and killed a little over two years ago. He left behind family and fans who miss him but also a legacy of community activism and involvement. We talk to Rob Kenner, one of the founding editors of Vibe Magazine, about his new book on Nipsey Hussle, titled “The Marathon Don’t Stop: The Life and Times of Nipsey Hussle."