Rising Up With Sonali

Uprising – July 17, 2015

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Cristina Mislan analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) endorses Hillary Clinton for President in a decision that has angered many rank and file members. We’ll speak with Dr. Lois Weiner who says the decision should be reversed. And we’ll hear the words of Sandra Bland, a young African American woman who died in police custody in Texas. Plus an intimate profile of a young Black Lives Matter activist, who has been targeted by police for her work. Plus, police are increasingly arresting mostly black and brown folks for making threats – on social media. Journalist Raven Rakia will explain.

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