Judge Robert L. Wilkins (Ep. 49, 2017)
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In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with The Honorable Robert L. Wilkins, Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and author of Long Hard Road To Truth.

Lady Don't Take No
Lady Don't Take No
Alicia Garza
The Emotional Intelligence of Ai-jen Poo
Alicia Garza is joined this week by her Sunstorm podcast co-host, Ai-jen Poo. Poo is an award winning organizer, the Executive Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, the Director of Caring Across Generations, and the Co-Founder of SuperMajority. Garza and Poo talk about pandemic guilty pleasures, and how the power of love can ignite a movement. Plus, Garza’s weekly round-up of all the things Lady likes and dislikes. Ai-jen Poo on Twitter, Instagram & Facebook. Alicia Garza on Twitter, Instagram & Facebook. Alicia's new book: The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart Lady Don't Take No on Twitter, Instagram & Facebook. This pod is supported by the Black Futures Lab Production by Phil Surkis Theme music: "Lady Don't Tek No" by Latyrx Alicia Garza founded the Black Futures Lab to make Black communities powerful in politics. She is the co-creator of #BlackLivesMatter and the Black Lives Matter Global Network, an international organizing project to end state violence and oppression against Black people. Garza serves as the Strategy & Partnerships Director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance. She is the co-founder of Supermajority, a new home for women’s activism. Alicia was recently named to TIME’s Annual TIME100 List of the 100 Most Influential People in the World, alongside her BLM co-founders Opal Tometi and Patrisse Cullors. She is the author of the critically acclaimed book,_ __The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart_ (Penguin Random House), and she warns you -- hashtags don’t start movements. People do. VOTE! VOTE! VOTE!
42 min
Edge of Sports
Edge of Sports
Dave Zirin / The Nation
So Why Are People Watching Less Sports?
This week we speak to Jane McManus, New York Daily News’ sports columnist and Director of the Center for Sports Communication at Marist College. We talk about a new survey from Marist College on recent sports viewership. We dive into theories on why there has been a drop in sports viewers since the pandemic as well as the broader American sports’ response to the virus and why it’s been found to be lacking.  We also have “Choice Words” about the NBA’s Bubble, the effectiveness of it, as well as its impact on protest. In addition, we have “Just Stand Up” and “Just Sit Down” awards to the legendary John Carlos and Tommie Smith on the anniversary of their iconic protest at the 1968 Olympic games in Mexico and the Tennessee Titans for their irresponsible behavior in the wake of large scale coronavirus diagnoses on the team. All this and more on this week’s show! Jane McManus Twitter: @JaneSports (https://twitter.com/MrMichaelLee?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor) https://www.nydailynews.com/sports/ny-coronavirus-covid-19-mlb-nfl-nba-mls-sports-return-20200626-n2f7a6e26rb7bfwawmwvxj7sd4-story.html Zirin, NBA Bubble Postmortem https://www.thenation.com/article/society/nba-season/ — http://www.edgeofsportspodcast.com/ | http://twitter.com/EdgeOfSportsPod | http://fb.com/edgeofsportspod | email us: edgeofsports@gmail.com | Edge of Sports hotline: 401-426-3343 (EDGE) —
34 min
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