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This week I spoke with author and China expert Leta Hong Fincher about how feminists face up to the country’s authoritarian regime, and the similarities with gender-equality struggles in the U.S. Sixto Cancel of the non-profit Think of Us shared his experience in the foster care system, and what the organization is doing to reform it. Chef Kia Damon explained why she prefers the term “food apartheid.” On Sippin’ the Political Tea, Farai and two guests that’s with Michelle Singletary of the Washington Post, Gwen McKinney of the platform Unerased: Black Women Speak, and I dove into the details of saving for retirement as Black women.