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On this episode of Our Body Politic, co-host Karen Grigsby Bates talks about redistricting and newly redrawn maps in Alabama with Marina Jenkins, executive director of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee. Then Karen looks at redistricting on the city level with Los Angeles City Council Member Nithya Raman who represents the 4th district. We round out the show with creator and host, Farai Chideya speaking with Jenisha Watts, senior editor at The Atlantic about her October cover story which details her upbringing as the child of an addict in Lexington, Kentucky.