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Analyst on black voter turnout in Virginia and New Jersey elections; COVID questions answered; More on the Jonathan Cortez shooting; Plus SF District Attorney on the charges levied against the SFPD Officer who fatally shot Sean Moore in 2017

Jonathan Cortez was shot in this corner store in Oakland’s Fruitvale district. Video still from KTVU newscast.

On today’s show:

0:08 – Steve Phillips (@StevePtweets), founder of Democracy in Color and host of the podcast Democracy in Color with Steve Phillips joins us to discuss last week’s election results and whether black voters will be blamed if Democrats fail to deliver winning candidates in the midterm elections.

0:34 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health joins us to answer more COVID questions.

1:08 – Sam Levin (@SamTLevin), Los Angeles-based correspondent for the Guardian joins us to discuss the Jonathan Cortez shooting. Cortez’s uncle Johnny Wong also joins us to discuss the harassment that family members have experienced from law enforcement following the shooting.

1:34 – San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin (@chesaboudin), joins us to discuss the charges levied against SFPD Officer Kenneth Cha Charged in the 2017 shooting of Sean Moore.

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