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A Long Shadow

DeRay, Sam, Clint and Brittany discuss the overlooked news, including depiction of abortions in the mainstream and marijuana arrests in NYC. Author and researcher Chuck Collins and policy expert Josh Hoxie join to discuss their study Road to Zero about the nuances of the racial wealth gap.

Show Notes:

DeRay:

New York Times: Service meant to monitor inmates’ phone calls could track you, too

Brittany:

The Guardian: ‘Still fighting’: Africatown, site of last US slave shipment, sues over pollution

Think Progress: Finally, the accurate TV depiction of abortion we’ve all been waiting for

Clint:

History Channel: History stories – The last slave ship survivor gave an interview in the 1930s. It just surfaced.

Sam:

New York Times: Surest Way to Face Marijuana Charges in New York: be Black or Hispanic

Guests:

Inequality: Report: The Road to Zero Wealth

Twitter: Chuck Collins

Twitter: Josh Hoxie

 

Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson takes you inside conversations about culture, social justice, and politics by exploring the history, language, and people who are shaping the struggle for progress — and talking about the steps that each of us can take to make a difference. Each week brings a news analysis, followed by deep conversations about social, political and cultural issues with experts, influencers, and diverse local and national leaders. Check out more Pod Save the People episodes!

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