Tufts Professor Peniel Joseph was the Open Mic guest Wednesday. New research from the Sentencing Project finds that a staggering one out of every three black men will end up in prison. Peniel Joseph talked to Jim Braude and Margery Eagan about what can be done — from policing and prevention, to sentencing reforms.
Also on BPR:
- Late night MBTA service will soon be a reality in Boston. Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation Richard Davey talked about how it will work.
- Brian McGrory, Boston Globe editor, talked about Amazon.com's plans to deliver via drone, as well as the MBTA's just-announced night owl service.
- Boston Globe TV and pop music critic Sarah Rodman joined WGBH's Edgar B. Herwick III to preview the best new music.