Big Names We Lost In 2020, What’s In The New COVID-19 Relief Package

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A close-up photo of actor Chadwick Boseman is shown wearing a plush-like golden yellow jacket against a black background looking directly into the camera.
In this Feb. 14, 2018 photo, actor Chadwick Boseman poses for a portrait in New York to promote his film, “Black Panther.” Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, has died of cancer. His representative says Boseman died Friday, Aug. 28, 2020 in Los Angeles after a four-year battle with colon cancer. He was 43. (AP File/Photo by Victoria Will/Invision)

Congress is expected to pass a bipartisan $900 billion COVID-19 relief package that includes a second stimulus check, extended enhanced unemployment benefits and rental assistance among other items. We get the full details on what you can expect. We also acknowledge the loss of many household names in 2020 with a pop culture professor including Chadwick Boseman, Kobe Bryant, Mary Higgins Clark and Kenny Rogers to name a few.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Robert Thompson Guest