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Clint, Sam and Brittany join DeRay for the weekly news, including the effect of climate change on child brides, the recent news on human trafficking, Trump stacking the courts, and more. DeWanda Wise joins DeRay to talk about her new role as Nola in Netflix’s She’s Gotta Have It. Shannon Minter and Jennifer Levi join to talk about their work on key federal cases to block Trump’s military transgender ban, and what you can do to help.

Show notes:

CNN: The number of hate crimes rose in 2016

Columbia Journalism Review: What Miami taught me about climate gentrification

Vox: The death penalty is dying. Here’s what that means for the criminal justice system.

The Guardian: Why climate change is creating a new generation of child brides

The Guardian: Africa’s new slave trade: how migrants flee poverty to get sucked into a world of violent crime

WaPo: Conservatives have a breathtaking plan for Trump to pack the courts

Buzzfeed: A Federal Judge Just Called Trump’s Transgender Military Tweets “Capricious, Arbitrary, and Unqualified”

Buzzfeed: Federal Judge Rules That Military Must Move Forward With Plan Allowing Transgender Recruits



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