This week I spoke with U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia L. Fudge (pictured above) about why it’s so important that the federal government call out systemic racism. Harvard University historian Annette Gordon-Reed reflected on Juneteenth through the lens of memoir. And author Nobuko Miyamoto shared her new book, “Not Yo’ Butterfly,” about her decades as an artist and activist in the U.S. I also joined special guest Jenni Monet, an indigenous affairs reporter and media critic, and Errin Haines of The 19th, on Sippin’ the Political Tea.
Black Americans Call for Political Substance over Symbolism, the Biden-Harris Administration on Systemic Racism, and the Power of Telling Our Stories
Jun 18, 2021 | Our Body Politic