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Uncomfortable

In the midst of a powerful social movement, Scott and Aaron look back at past movements - and how they refused to do only what was 'comfortable.'

May 29, 2020: George Floyd

All Things this week: the death of George Floyd, the history of structural racism behind it, and the president's lack of leadership around it.

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May 29, 2018: Goodbyeee

Meg's moving on to a new position (don't worry, still in Chapel Hill!), so this is her final Downtown Rundown. (We still have fun.)

Restaurants and Food!

As we move into Phase 2 and (some) restaurants reopen for dine-in customers, Susan and Aaron recommend books about restaurants and food.

May 30, 2020

Guest: Robert Morgan North Carolina mountain native, admired author, and for more than 40 years professor at Cornell University, discusses the amazing story of how the American Revolution was won in the Carolinas in 1780-81.

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May 29, 2020: George Floyd

Debby discusses the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis - and what prominent figures in the sports world can do (and are doing) to raise their voices.

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