DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss the hidden history of slavery in the North, alien encouragement provisions, misguided magistrates, and Iraqi protests. DeRay talks to author Nic Stone about her book “Dear Martin” and her flurry of new releases that aim to influence a younger generation’s understanding of racism and fantastical visions of processing the past.
Middle East Eye: Protests continue in Iraq despite prime minister offering resignation
Vox: A federal court just blocked Trump’s attempt to quietly cut legal immigration by up to 65%
The New York Times: Dig Unearths Early Black Burial Ground
ProPublica: These Judges Can Have Less Training Than Barbers but Still Decide Thousands of Cases Each Year