Wearing a good mask is now a hard-and-fast federal rule
Feb 2, 2021

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

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.

Segments From this episode

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.
Shares of GameStop, the original meme stock, have dropped again, though they’re still higher than they were in early 2021. 
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

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

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer