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Stateside: Biden coming to Michigan to pitch infrastructure bill; adrienne maree brown on grief and the end of the world

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Congress is trying to beat a deadline to deliver an infrastructure package that would offer billions for desperately needed road and sewer upgrades, as well as money to make the states more climate-resilient.

Today on Stateside, President Joe Biden is set to visit Howell on Tuesday to rally support for his infrastructure plan, as Congressional Democrats try to find a compromise that will bring the bill to a vote. Plus, a conversation with the writer and podcaster adrienne maree brown. Her debut novella is set in Detroit where a mysterious illness has been stealing Black people from their families. The book is also heavily influenced by the pandemic. She talks to us about her long-form fiction debut, and more.

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Rep. Kildee on why it’s been hard for Democrats to reach consensus on infrastructure plan

  • Congressman Dan Kildee represents Michigan’s 5th District.

Grief and survival: adrienne maree brown’s debut novella is a heavy hitter 

  • adrienne maree brown is a writer, activist, and podcaster. She's author of Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good, a New York Times best seller. Her debut novella, Grievers is out now.
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