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Covering the movements, the issues, and the people fighting for some of the most important social justice issues of our time. Hosted by Amy Gastelum, Salima Hamirani, Anita Jonhson, and Lucy Kang.
The Color of Wealth Income generation is one indicator of power differences between racial groups in the United States. But accumulated wealth, not income alone may be the most revealing index of inequality. So why the disparities? Author and organizer Meizhu Lui has some answers. Income generation is one indicator of power differences between racial … Continued
Many Lines of Fire: Women at War This week on Making Contact: The women serving and dying for the U.S. in Iraq – what are their experiences and points of view? Sarah Olson speaks with veterans about military power politics and the price paid by women seeking to serve their country. Many Americans assume that … Continued
Catch of the Day: Mercury What’s the Catch of the Day? Mercury. It’s poisoning our waters, our fish, our bodies and it isn’t going away any time soon. Each year tons of mercury gets into our streams, bays and oceans. How does it get there, what does it do to us and how can we … Continued
Making Contact’s Sarah Olson takes a closer look at the Mississippi women fighting for reproductive justice as they try to save the one remaining abortion clinic in the state.
In 1971, a San Francisco police officer was killed. Black Panther members were arrested and tortured, then charges were dismissed. In 2005 the case was re-opened, and some of the men re-arrested. In this special documentary from the Freedom Archives, we hear from some of the accused men themselves.