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 “Demon-Haunted Land” Author On ‘Morning Show’

Professor Monica Black will visit “The Morning Show” on Thursday, February 25th to discuss her new book, A Demon-Haunted Land: Witches, Wonder, and the Ghosts of the Past in Post-WWII Germany.” After the war, Germans remained relentlessly silent about the genocide they had participated in or been complicit with. As Black’s book documents, however, failure... See More

Beacon Hill Update: Thursday, February 18th, 2021

“Thursday, February 18, 2021: As of Wednesday night, DPH reported a total of 533,024 cases of COVID-19. The state reported 1,322 new confirmed cases. The state has now confirmed a total of 15,312 deaths from the virus. The House and Senate both meet in informal session today at 11am. About 70,000 appointments at mass vaccine... See More

Beacon Hill Update: Friday, February 12th 2021

“Friday, February 12, 2021: As of Thursday night, DPH reported a total of 523,258 cases of COVID-19. The state reported 2,213 new confirmed cases. The state has now confirmed a total of 14,964 deaths from the virus. The Senate on Thursday passed three rules packages governing how the chamber will conduct business during the 2021-2022... See More

Uncovering Lost Black History on ‘The Morning Show’

Historians and authors of “If These Stones Could Talk,” Beverly Mills and Elaine Buck, will visit “The Morning Show” on Thursday, February 18th to discuss their research on the forgotten lives and achievements of African Americans buried at New Jersey’s Stoutsburg Cemetery since pre-Revolutionary times. Their restorative history surfaced many “astonishing discoveries and ‘aha’ moments,”... See More

Beacon Hill Update: Tuesday, February 9th, 2021

“Tuesday, February 9, 2021: As of Monday night, DPH reported a total of 517,806 cases of COVID-19. The state reported 1,276 new confirmed cases. The state has now confirmed a total of 14,753 deaths from the virus. The rolling average COVID-19 positive test rate dropped below 3 percent Sunday for the first time since November,... See More