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Stateside: Immigrants react to insurrection; UAW and civil rights; COVID pauses college sports

Markus Spiske

Today on Stateside, after the Capitol insurrection on January 6, some immigrants are feeling unsettled by the kind of political instability they once fled. Plus, we’ll take a look at the role a UAW leader played in tying organized labor to a broader movement for civil rights. And, could COVID-19 sideline college basketball tournaments… again?

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Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

For some Michigan immigrants, the insurrection hit home

Stateside’s conversation with Beenish Ahmed

  • Beenish Ahmed is a reporter for Michigan Radio based in Detroit.

The UAW leader who helped MLK tie organized labor into broader civil rights movement

Stateside’s conversation with Gavin Strassel

  • Gavin Strassel is a UAW archivist with Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs at Wayne State.

COVID-19 sidelines college basketball tournaments

Stateside’s conversation with Brendan Quinn

  • Brendan Quinn covers college basketball (and golf) for The Athletic.

Gloves come off in fight over commercial fishing in Michigan

Lexi Krupp reports

  • Lexi Krupp is a reporter for Interlochen Public Radio.
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