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Climate Change Journalism: Moving Frontline Communities from the Sideline to the Center

Could a city reduce violent crime by planting more trees? How will the culture of work adapt to the climate crisis? What will increased flooding in the Global South do to U.S....

LANDBACK: A Tipi Village Takes on Healing & Homelessness

On Indigenous Peoples Day, Laura reports from “He Sapa‘’, the sacred Black Hills of North Dakota where NDN Collective is reclaiming ancestral lands to address homelessness, addiction and violence against Native Americans....

Do Black Lives Matter to Big Banks?

A national uprising in the wake of the murder of George Floyd pressured corporations and big banks to acknowledge their own roles in systemic racism. Many made sweeping promises to support Black-owned...

These Films Keep People Out of Prison

What if judges could know a person more completely before sentencing them to prison? An organization called Complete Picture uses the power of film and storytelling to give judges an in-depth, humanizing...

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...

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...

Remembering The Black Roots of Memorial Day

Different stories told differently matter. Consider Memorial Day and the holiday that could have been if white media hadn't erased Black history.  

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