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Who deserves and enjoys access to “America the Beautiful?” This week OBP guest host and veteran broadcast journalist Celeste Headlee interviewed Baratunde Thurston, writer, activist and host of the new six-part PBS series, America Outdoors, about the new series and how we can collectively increase diversity in outdoor recreation and lean into more sustainable practices in nature. Then in the weekly segment, Sippin’ the Political Tea, I spoke to Washington Post opinions columnist and OBP contributor, Karen Attiah and public defender for the Legal Aid Society of New York and political commentator, Olayemi Olurin about the latest news in the Jan 6 Committee hearings, President Biden’s alleged tactics to address high gas prices, and the controversy around Senator Tiara Mack twerking on Tik Tok.