We take a look at the relationship between social movements and national elections, and how Black Lives Matter activists have targeted the Democratic primary. But first: Islam and the environment. We go live to Turkey where an international conference of Islamic scholars has just published a call to action on fighting climate change, and we’ll have Hatem Bazian in-studio to talk theology and politics.
- Nana Firman, Green Faith Fellow who helped organize the International Islamic Climate Change Symposium
- Hatem Bazian, senior lecturer in the Departments of Near Eastern and Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley, co-founder of Zaytuna College, the first Muslim liberal arts college in the US.
- Imani Gandy, Senior Legal Analyst at RH Reality Check; co-host of This Week in Blackness Prime