In This Episode
DeRay, Clint and Brittany discuss women’s wages, misconduct records for corrections officers, prison riots in context, and Donald Glover. Louisiana State Senator JP Morrell joins DeRay to talk about his efforts to overturn a law that does not require a unanimous jury for criminal convictions.
- New York Daily News: DOI probe finds ‘one-quarter’ of jail officers hired in 2016 had ‘red flags,’ should never have gotten jobs
- National Women’s Law Center: Women and the Tipped Minimum Wage, State by State
- The Guardian: Is Rikers Island jail with ‘the Program’?
- Wear Your Voice: The Racist History of Tipping
- New York Times: How a South Carolina Prison Riot Really Went Down
- Shane Bauer: My four months as a private prison guard
- AP News: Louisiana takes aim at Jim Crow-era jury law
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!