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Feb 2, 2021

Wearing a good mask is now a hard-and-fast federal rule

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But which masks are considered OK and which aren't? And how are federal and local agencies enforcing the rule? Plus, what stock wealth might mean for GameStop. And, signs of revitalization for Black-owned farms.

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How can a company like GameStop profit from stock price surges?

Feb 2, 2021
Companies can try to capitalize on a spike in stock prices by issuing new stock while the price is high.
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New generation is helping to revive Black-owned farms

Feb 2, 2021
Black farmers have struggled, but young entrepreneurs are finding ways to support them.
Gabrielle E.W. Carter and Derrick Beasley of Tall Grass Food Box, which strengthened Black growers' supply chain to get fresh food to customers.
(Photo by Leoneda Inge)

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The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Engineer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director