First up: Today, President Biden signed a long-awaited stimulus bill. We’ll break down three of the biggest wishes he granted and look at who’s gonna be affected. (Here’s the rest of theSkimm on the stimulus bill)
Then: We’ll explain the CDC’s new guidelines about what we can do once we’ve been vaccinated.
Plus: We’ll follow one Skimm HQ’er as she gets her first shot.
Remember Me? TheSkimm sat down with former President Obama this week and asked him what it will take for Americans to truly get to a place of racial equality.
ICYMI: It’s almost time to “spring forward” this weekend for Daylight Saving. We’ll share some tips to make losing an hour less difficult this year.
Finally: A year after the pandemic officially began, we’ll talk to a grief counselor about reckoning with the losses we’ve dealt with — from loved ones to jobs — and how to move forward.
On this episode, you’ll hear from:
Kat, Skimm HQ’er
Carly M., Skimm HQ’er
Barack Obama, Former President of the United States, author, “A Promised Land”
Dr. Sonya Lott, licensed psychologist
Skimm'd by Alex Carr and Luke Vargas. With additional support from Peter Bonaventure and Ciara Long. TheSkimm’s head of audio is Graelyn Brashear.
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