Republican governors are blaming immigrants for the surge in COVID-19 cases in their states rather than their lack of mandates. This comes as August 7th marks two years since ICE officials arrested nearly 700 workers in food processing plants across six Mississippi cities. Journalist and Founder of Futuro Media, Maria Hinojosa, joins American Voices with…
ITT Sound Off: Where Are the Reparations?
Maria and guest co-host Jamilah King, reporter and host of the Mother Jones podcast, discuss the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre. They also dive into recent anti-trans legislation coinciding with the start of Pride Month and give an immigration update about the termination of former President Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” policy.
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ITT Staff Picks:
- For Poynter, Mark I. Pinsky published an in depth four-part series on how, historically, Southern newspapers played a major role in racial violence.
- Assistant Professor Veldon Coburn writes about the history behind the remains of 215 Indigenous children recently found in an unmarked mass grave in Canada for this article in The Conversation.
- This article for The Advocate by reporter Jacob Ogles details what Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ recent veto on all LGBTQ programs and projects from the state budget means for the Florida LGBTQ community.
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