We speak with Dr. James Taylor about Donald Trump’s voting strategy for Black Americans. And later, we’ll present a recording of Elandria Williams. Ms. Williams was a Knoxville-based community activist and beloved church leader. She passed away last week, at the age of 41.  

On today’s show, we’ll hear from attorney Crump who spoke at a news conference held in support of Breonna Taylor in Kentucky.  Taylor’s family is demanding the release of grand jury proceeding transcripts after a Kentucky grand jury indicted one officer for “wanton endangerment” of Taylor’s neighbor during the police shooting that resulted in her … Continued

On today’s show we speak with the Executive Director of Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, Dorsey Nunn about voter suppression and the challenges facing formerly incarcerated folks looking to secure the right to vote. Later we’ll hear from Pastor Mike McBride about the murder of Breonna Taylor and lack of justice received in her … Continued

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Voter Suppression

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We speak with long time activist and political consultant Scott Goodstein about the work they are doing to engage artists in battle ground states. Later we hear from Mumia Abu Jamal talking about Julian Assange.

We speak with Lukas  Brekke-Miesner, the executive director of Oakland Kids First and hip-hop artist, filmmaker, and animator Sunspot Jonz about the newly released anti-gentrification comic, Town Force 1 and the organizing efforts that would give young kids the right to vote in Oakland, California.

We speak with George Galvis of CURYJ and All of Us or None about the derailment of police reform in California. We speak with Amanda Isabel, the sister of Erik Salgado, 23, fatally shot by California Highway Patrol officers near his home on June 6. Both George and Amanda discuss the “Cruise for Justice“, happening … Continued