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For months after three white men chased Ahmaud Arbery to his death, Georgia of 2020 looked disconcertingly like Georgia of 1950. This is the story of the long arc of injustice in the American South -- and of the persistence that brought worldwide attention to coastal Georgia. Prior seasons tell the story of Isaiah Nixon, who was killed for voting in 1948 (season one), and A.C. Hall, who police shot in the back in 1962 because they mistakenly thought he was a thief (season two). Hosted by Han ...
 
Solvable showcases the world’s most innovative thinkers and their proposed solutions to the world’s most daunting problems. The interviews, conducted by journalists like Malcolm Gladwell and Jacob Weisberg, will launch a dialogue that both acknowledges the complexity of the issues while inspiring hope that the problems are, in fact, solvable.
 
A five-time Emmy winning SNL comedy writer/producer, joins a four-time #1 NYT bestselling author, a three-time highest-rated national progressive radio host, a two-time Grammy winning artist, and a former US Senator. So, it gets a little crowded in the booth when Al talks public policy and sometimes political comedy with notable guests. Think “The Daily” without the resources of the NYTimes.
 
Volcanoes. Trees. Drunk butterflies. Mars missions. Slug sex. Death. Beauty standards. Anxiety busters. Beer science. Bee drama. Take away a pocket full of science knowledge and charming, bizarre stories about what fuels these professional -ologists' obsessions. Humorist and science correspondent Alie Ward asks smart people stupid questions and the answers might change your life.
 
Are you easily confused by terms like cultural appropriation, cisgender, toxic masculinity, twunk, queer, black girl magic, and woke? Or maybe you’re tired of explaining terms like these and you need a community that gets you! Welcome to Minority Korner, where we take an introspective look at the world. through an intersectional lens. Join James: a queer, political, comedian, self proclaimed, sexy blerd (that’s Black Nerd) and each week he's joined in the Korner by another fabulous minority ...
 
Each weekday afternoon, Axios business editor Dan Primack unpacks the biggest story of the day and why it matters. In 10 minutes, Dan and his guests - global business leaders, influential political operators, and reporters chasing huge scoops - take you inside the accelerating forces, technologies and trends that are remaking your world and work. About Axios: Axios is a digital media company launched in 2017. Axios - which means “worthy” in Greek - helps you become smarter, faster with news ...
 
The Chad Prather Show is your one-stop shop for comedy, craziness, and common sense. Often called “the modern day Will Rogers” and “the voice of the everyman,” now Chad brings his armchair philosophy and observational humor to the podcast world. Politics, inspiration, comedy, and fun. Nothing is off limits on The Chad Prather Show!
 
A social justice podcast combining hard-hitting journalism and interviews with hip-hop music and original lyrics from independent artists. Each episode delves into an important issue with an alternative take to widely accepted narratives, arming listeners with knowledge and insight they won't hear from mainstream media outlets.
 
Every weekday, host and senior reporter Teddy Schleifer and his Recode colleagues cover the most important Silicon Valley people, businesses, and stories that are influencing the rest of the world. Produced by Recode and part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
“By Any Means Necessary” on Radio Sputnik is hosted by Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman and aims to connect the political, social and economic movements shaping the world around us. With a sensibility informed by movements from Black Power to #BlackLivesMatter with a dash of Occupy, the show elevates the people and narratives that (while often ignored) are driving some of the most important changes in the world.
 
If you prefer a podcast that is more buttoned-up than miniskirt, we’re probably not for you. We like snark, we like to have fun, and we like to speak our minds. We don’t claim to be journalists or political experts or economists or anything other than two chicks who like to tell people what we think about stuff. You’ll get our take on today’s political news, culture, and the media. Except that instead of being served up all newsy and serious, it’ll sound more like you’ve just sat down for co ...
 
Time to get salty with two politically savvy ladies, Julie Roginsky and Emily DeCiccio. The co-hosts will dig in with a diverse range of guests on what's happening in politics and around the globe and why they're salty about it. Get your saltshaker ready and join Emily and Julie in Saltier Politics.
 
“Who Is?,” an original podcast from NowThis, explores the biographies of influential people in the United States and beyond. Now in a second season, “Who Is?” presents deep dives into the stories of political power players, the donor class, and more. The podcast is hosted by NowThis correspondent Sean Morrow.
 
Let’s vote through this apocalypse together. The executive directors of Vote.org and Spread The Vote are here to answer your voting questions with activists, politicians, and your favorite celebs. Vote! is for anyone who has ever felt powerless, overwhelmed, under-resourced, or just plain lost when it comes to voting -- aka pretty much all of us!
 
A conversation about race, between siblings Christopher and Jeanette Snider, PhD. Through their personal perspectives on race and identity, her academic pursuits in multiracial issues among higher education students, and the growing public conversation about the meaning and impact of race in our society, there will be much to talk about.
 
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In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by investigative journalist Greg Palast to discuss his new book "How Trump Stole 2020," the continuing epidemic of voter suppression targeting poor and oppressed communities, and why the return of "Jim Crow trickery" is no surprise in a electoral system ste…
 
Joe Biden forgets whom he's running against. AOC is upset about long lines at voting locations, and the election draws closer as the Biden campaign attempts to dodge more stories about Hunter Biden's business dealings. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Visit https://PatriotMobile.com/CHAD or call 972-PATRIOT Visit https://BuiltBar.com and ente…
 
Street Soldiers Radio continues our discussion about voter suppression and the documentary Rigged with our featured guests Kentfield Taylor, Adrienne Riley, Lowell Davis, and Malcolm Mobley. The post Street Soldiers Radio: A Discussion on Voter Suppression Part 2 appeared first on Alive and Free.By Street Soldiers Radio
 
In 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court effectively gutted the historic Voting Rights Act, making it easier for states to suppress the vote by enacting voter ID laws, eliminating early voting, closing polling stations and aggressively purging voter rolls. Voter ID laws, specifically, didn’t exist prior to 2006—now about three-dozen states have some form of…
 
“We cannot depend on our institutions to guarantee that our votes will determine the next president” is what a leaked National AFL-CIO PowerPoint stated this week. The AFL-CIO had a meeting planned with State Federations and union leaders from around concerning a Trump Coup - yes, and we mean Coup - and how unions will mobilize in the days after th…
 
Vote, vote, vote (1:30) Growth opportunity Schitt’s Creek (Netflix) References Voter suppression, then and now (Marketplace) COVID-19 deaths analyzed by race and ethnicity (APM Research Lab) 2020 police shootings database (The Washington Post) Anti-Defamation League H.E.A.T Map (ADL) 2019 Hate Map (SPLC) Race/Related Newsletter (NY Times) If you ha…
 
Why would Amelia Hartley-Woodruff’s absentee ballot be rejected even as she did it all right? They gave no real explanation. Is an absentee ballot a crapshoot? See full episodes here. In these times where disruption of the electoral process is occurring and directed from the executive of our government, the president, it is imperative that we are a…
 
Al Castillo, Pres of LULAC Council 60, Tells TX Gov Abbott that he owes his father an apology for his acts of voter suppression.Manuel Valenzuela is standing up for Chicanos who are being deported. His plight is chronicled in the film "American Exile" by John Valadez. Here is a link to our interview about the film with John Valadez. We are also gra…
 
This weekend, Axios is kicking off Hard Truths, a project examining systemic racism in our country. We’re sharing the first episode of the Hard Truths podcast series. This will be a year-long series covering a new topic each month - education, housing, technology, and health care. With a bitter election just days away, we start with voting, specifi…
 
It's a pretty atypical election year, which means that things won't look like they usually do when you cast your ballot. But how can we spot voter suppression this pandemic election? On today's show, with voting underway around the country, Franita Tolson, law professor at USC specializing in election law, talks about some of the early challenges, …
 
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