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In The Moment: Ibram X. Kendi Responds To Criticism From Gov. Noem

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This year, conditions have been very dry in South Dakota. Laura Edwards is SDSU Extension's State Climatologist. She joins us with this week's drought monitor update.

As livestock search for water during the drought, producers are battling water quality issues in stock dams. Patrick Kozak is researching the salinity levels in northwestern South Dakota stock dams. He joins us today with an update.

Ibram X. Kendi is a National Book Award-winning author and a leading antiracism scholar. Kendi is the second person to hold the Boston University endowed Andrew W. Mellon Professorship. (The first was Holocaust survivor and 1986 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel.) Kendi's books include "How to Be Antiracist" and "Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America. His work and ideas have been singled out by Governor Kristi Noem in Executive Order 2021-11 as being "infused with factual errors." Ibram X. Kendi joins us now to talk about his focus on policy outcomes instead of intentions.

Wolsey farmer Bill Chase talks with Lura Roti for SDPB about the impact of the drought on the livelihood of South Dakota producers.

Erik Helland discusses the colorful hydrangea flower on the latest episode of South Dakota Home Garden.

Superior Siren, a folk project from Duluth, Minnesota, draws inspiration from Lake Superior and Siren mythology. The collective, led by Laura Sellner, takes the stage Saturday night at Levitt at the Falls.