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Media Roundtable: Henry Wallace & The Fight For The Soul Of The Democratic Party

On this edition of Your Call's Media Roundtable, we are speaking with the Nation's John Nichols about his new book The Fight for the Soul of the Democratic Party: The Enduring Legacy of Henry Wallace's Anti-Fascist, Anti-Racist Politics .

Media Roundtable: Henry Wallace & The Fight For The Soul Of The Democratic Party

We Speak For Ourselves: A Word From Forgotten Black America

On this edition of Your Call, we're speaking with best-selling author and Salon's Editor-At-Large D. Watkins about his new book We Speak for Ourselves: A Word from Forgotten Black America .

Rent Moratoriums Are Expiring. What Will It Take To Prevent Mass Evictions?

On this edition of Your Call, we'll find out what's being done to prevent a massive eviction crisis from happening across the country. A backlog of eviction cases is already moving through the court system and it could get worse as unemployment benefits run out.

Rent Moratoriums Are Expiring. What Will It Take To Prevent Mass Evictions?

After COVID Outbreaks In California's Prisons, Advocates Call For Emergency Release Of Inmates

On this edition of Your Call, we're discussing the alarming number of coronavirus cases in California's prisons. According to the California Department of Corrections Tracker , there are now 5,365 confirmed cases inside the state's 35 prisons. The official death toll is 28.

After COVID Outbreaks In California's Prisons, Advocates Call For Emergency Release Of Inmates

One Planet: The Struggle For Environmental Justice In Louisiana's 'Cancer Alley'

On this edition of Your Call's One Planet series, w e're discussing the environmental and health impacts of hundreds of chemical and oil industry plants on those who live along a polluted stretch of the Mississippi River. Residents refer to the region as 'Cancer Alley' or 'Death Alley.'

One Planet: The Struggle For Environmental Justice In Louisiana's 'Cancer Alley'

Media Roundtable: Coverage Of Native History & The Truth About California Missions

On this edition of Your Call's Media Roundtable, we're remembering the late award-winning journalist Elias Castillo by rebroadcasting our conversation about his book Cross of Thorns: The Enslavement of California's Indians by the Spanish Missions. The violent mission system claimed the lives of more than 62,000 Indians.

Media Roundtable: Coverage Of Native History & The Truth About California Missions

Dockworkers Continue The Fight For Racial And Economic Justice

On this edition of Your Call, we're speaking with history Professor Peter Cole, author of the book Dockworker Power: Race and Activism in Durban and the San Francisco Bay Area .

How Are Educators Using This Moment To Teach The True History Of The US?

On this edition of Your Call, we'll speak with educators about how they teach subjects not taught or taught inaccurately today's US history books. With Black Lives Matter actions happening across the country and the removal of statues depicting racist history, how do teachers plan to use this moment to educate students about the true history of this country?

How Are Educators Using This Moment To Teach The True History Of The US?

How COVID-19 Has Further Exposed Racial Health Disparities

On this edition of Your Call, we're speaking with doctors about how the COVID pandemic has disproportionately impacted communities of color. According to The COVID Racial Data Tracker , Black people account for 23 percent of COVID-related deaths, despite making up only 13 percent of the US population.

Johnson & Johnson To Pay $2B To Women With Cancer

Last week, a Missouri appeals court ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $2.1 billion in damages to women who said they developed ovarian cancer after using the company's talcum products contaminated with asbestos. So far, more than 19,000 women have sued the company.

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