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Our Body Politic’s weekly episodes feature in-depth conversations about the economy, health, politics, education, the environment, and the most prescient issues – because all issues are women’s issues.
Pandemic Woes and How Black Women Helped Build the Biden Administration
Three years after the first lockdowns in the US, we look at how public health has changed and how we have changed with it. Plus a new book, “Black Women Will Save the World: An Anthem,” explores black women’s contributions to the Biden administration. Featured...
How Turkey’s Earthquake May Shake Up Its Political Future and Co-Authors of New Book Make the Case for Good Apologies
The Turkish government's weak response to the region’s devastating earthquakes may signal the beginning of a political shift away from the current administration. I spoke with Prof. Ali Tekin, a political scientist on the ground. Then I pivoted to a...
The Censorship of Black History and its Impact on Students, Teachers, and Society
When the College Board removed concepts like “intersectionality, mass incarceration, reparations, and the Black Lives Matter movement” from its Advanced Placement African American Studies course, both educators and students were alarmed. These changes are just one of...
The Truth Behind Deputy Gangs Inside the LA Sheriff’s Office
There are at least 18 documented gangs inside the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department. I spoke with award-winning reporter Cerise Castle about her 15-part investigative series that explores the complex history of ‘deputy gangs.’ Her reporting found that this...
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