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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Lexi Krupp reports

  • Lexi Krupp is a reporter for Interlochen Public Radio.
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