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…
LIVE From Detroit: 2020 Turnout or Burnout
Detroit in the house! In partnership with WDET, Maria and Julio take a trip to the historic Senate Theatre in Southwest Detroit, Michigan to discuss the 2020 Election. They're joined by Stephen Henderson, host of WDET's Detroit Today and Migdalys Bermudez, immigration attorney with Justice for Our Neighbors-Michigan. In this roundtable, they discuss Super Tuesday results and the POC vote in the Michigan primary, which is coming up on Tuesday, March 10th.
Make sure to check In The Thick's social media feeds, for video footage of our incredible opening act, Southwest’s Detroit’s Ballet Folklórico Moyocoyani Izel!
ITT Staff Picks:
- After Warren drops out, Michiganders have a choice: Biden or Sanders, via WDET's Detroit Today with Stephen Henderson
- The Great Migration: The first Moving-to-Opportunity Project, via ITT All-Star Brentin Mock for CityLab
- The history of Mexican and Mexican American repatriation in Michigan, by community activist, Elena Herrada whose family was deported from Detroit to Mexico
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