This week on Our Body Politic, my guests and I talked about the challenges and victories of Covid vaccination efforts, and dove into the administration’s plans to reverse course on four years of Donald Trump. Dr. Grace Lee of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices described what must be done to distribute vaccines equitably. “Vaccine Vixen” Ashley Nealy explained why as a Black woman she wanted to participate in the clinical trials. Actor and playwright Anna Deavere Smith (pictured above) analyzed the image of Vice President Kamala Harris in the White House. Author Kenya Hunt reflected on Black female identity around the world in her book, Girl Gurl Grrrl: On Womanhood and Belonging in the Age of Black Girl Magic. Plus, political journalist Errin Haines of The 19th and Jess Morales-Rocketto of the National Domestic Workers Alliance got into the swift actions of the Biden-Harris administration, the white supremacy problem within law enforcement, and the future of the Republican party.
And this week, I’ve got a new question for the Our Body Politic community: How have your priorities changed since the start of the pandemic? To respond, click here, or call us at 929-353-7006 and leave a voicemail.