Rising Up With Sonali – January 23, 2017

Rising Up With Sonali

A daily digest of independent news analysis, investigation, education, artistic expression, and activism in the public interest, emphasizing the connection between global issues and those in local communities. Hosted by Sonali Kolhatkar.

Upcoming Episode

Immigration and Immigrant Rights

Rising Up With Sonali

Today we’ll spend the hour focused on immigration and immigrant rights. Writer Kimball Taylor joins us to discuss the US-Mexico border and how thousands of migrants biked their way across. His new book is called The Coyote’s Bicycle: The Untold Story of 7000 Bicycles and a Borderland Empire. Then, while Donald Trump’s desire to “Make … Continued


Islamophobia in the US

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On today’s show we’ll focus on Islamophobia in the US – how pervasive it is and how people are combating it. First, author and academic Kumarini Silva will join us to discuss her book, Brown Threat: Identification in The Security State. Then Corey Saylor of the Council of American Islamic Relations will explore a comprehensive … Continued


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