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A preview of upcoming SCOTUS cases with Mark Joseph Stern; Fears surround new ‘Omicron’ COVID variant; Plus the Producers on ‘Who Killed Malcom X?’ Docuseries

Interior view of Audubon Ballroom where Malcolm X was shot. | World Telegram & Sun photo by Stanley Wolfson. Library of Congress, 1965.

On today’s show:

0:08 – Mark Joseph Stern (@mjs_DC), covers courts and the law for Slate. He joins us to preview some of the important cases that SCOTUS is scheduled to hear arguments on this month.

 

0:33 – We discuss Omicron, a new COVID variant originated in South Africa with Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health. We also answer your COVID questions.

1:08 – We discuss the six-part documentary series Who Killed Malcom X? which was credited with helping to exonerate two men who were wrongfully accused of killing Malcom X with Shayla Harris (@yoshaylaharris) and Nailah Ife Sims (@Nani_Ife) Producers on Who Killed Malcolm X?

1:33 – We discuss the Ahmaud Arbery and Charlottesville verdicts with Alex Vitale (@avitale) professor of sociology and coordinator of the Policing and Social Justice Project at Brooklyn College.

Playlist

ArtistSongAlbumLabel
Justin KauflinCountry FriedComing HomeJustin Kauflin Music
Kev Choice,ElujayBreak Me Down (feat. Elujay)Social DistancingSharp Choice Records
Miles DavisAll BluesJazz Master Hits, Vol. 7Sounds Of The World
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