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Over 1 million Hong Kong protesters denounce Chinese extradition law; Plus: Alicia Garza on the first Black Census and galvanizing electoral power

0:08 – Hong Kong: Protests over extradition law

Jason Ng is Hong Kong-based attorney who heads the Progressive Lawyers Group. His books include one on the last wave of mass demonstrations in Hong Kong; it’s entitled Umbrellas in Bloom.

0:20 – What’s in California’s new budget deal

Jessica Bartholow (@Jess_Bartholow) is a policy advocate with the Western Center on Law & Poverty, and has been tracking CA’s budget negotiations closely.

0:34 – The Trump Administration announced cuts to classes and sports for detained youth

Melissa Adamson is an attorney with the National Center for Youth Law (@NCYLnews)

0:55 – Theater review: KPFA’s Richard Wolinsky reviews Rhinoceros running at the ACT in San Francisco through Sunday June 23

1:08 – Alicia Garza, for the hour:

Alicia Garza (@aliciagarza) is an activist, writer, and public speaker, currently organizing with Black Futures Lab, and the National Domestic Workers Alliance, and co-founder of Black Lives Matter. The Black Futures Lab (@blackfutureslab) just published the results of The Black Census – the largest survey of Black people conducted in the United States since Reconstruction. Launched in early 2018, the Black Census Project asked over 30,000 Black people about their experiences, views and opinions about politics, society and the opportunities and challenges facing Black communities and the nation.

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