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Black Candidates, Black Media: Making Coverage Complex—And Better

New York City will likely elect its second African American mayor in November. Eric Adams, currently the Brooklyn Borough President, was declared the winner of the Democratic primary in July. A former...

Gender Justice Requires More Than Money Say the Feminists Taking on Philanthropy During Covid

MacKenzie Scott, ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, recently made a splash by donating nearly $3 billion to more than 280 nonprofits working in historically underfunded sectors - her third such drop...

Kimberlé Crenshaw & Soledad O’Brien Call Out the Media on Critical Race Theory

The right wing has found its newest racist wedge issue: Critical Race Theory. This decades-old movement in legal scholarship has suddenly become a talking point for GOP activists, and a widely misused...

India Walton is Putting Electeds on Notice

Sometimes, the good people win, and that’s just what happened on June 22  in Buffalo, NY when community organizer, working mom and self-described...

Mariame Kaba: Full, Uncut Conversation

This is the full uncut conversation with Mariame Kaba from our episode Rooting Out Our Culture of Harm. In...

Mariame Kaba: Rooting Out Our Culture of Harm

In this inspiring Juneteenth conversation, abolitionist Mariame Kaba joins Laura and the Reverend Dr. Jacqui Lewis, to discuss how each of us—parents, children, elders—can be part of building a society where harm...

Uncut Interview: Andrea Jenkins

This is the full, uncut interview with Andrea Jenkins from the episode Minneapolis: Not Giving up on Police Abolition.Andrea Jenkins made history in...

Minneapolis: Not Giving Up on Police Abolition

In the wake of the police murder of George Floyd, expectations were high that if systems-change around policing were possible anywhere, it would be in the progressive city of Minneapolis, Minnesota. On...

Heather McGhee: Racism Costs Everyone

Color of Change board chair Heather McGhee talks with Laura about her New York Times best-selling book, The Sum of Us, What Racism Costs Everyone and How we can Prosper Together. She...

Armed with Art: Taking Down the Wall of Whiteness

“It's time to disrupt this wall of whiteness,” says interdisciplinary artist Favianna Rodriguez this week on the LF Show. From BLM and MeToo to colonial violence at the border and on indigenous...

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