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When Dani Shapiro sent in a DNA sample as part of an at-home genetic testing kit, she had already spent a lifetime examining and writing about her family history. So when the test results revealed that Shapiro’s late father was in fact not her biological father, her sense of identity was obliterated. We’ll talk with Shapiro about her discovery, chronicled in “Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, P…
Oakland teachers say they will on strike on Thursday, unless a deal
can be reached with the district. The union is demanding higher pay
and smaller class sizes. But the district says its hands are tied by a
budget crisis. We’ll get the latest on the strike, and whether it
might be averted.
Oakland Teachers Announce Plans to Strike Starting Thursday