November 24, 2020

Normal Sucked Too

Maria and Julio are joined by co-hosts of ITT's cousin podcast, Politically Re-Active: W. Kamau Bell, stand-up comedian and host and executive producer of the CNN docu-series United Shades of America, and comedian and writer Hari Kondabolu. They unpack the mainstream media’s post-election narrative and COVID-19 inequities. They also dive into the FBI’s 2019 Hate Crime Data and talk about comedy as a tool for social change.  This episode was mixed by Rosana Cabán. ITT Staff Picks: - Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of the Black Lives Matter Global Network, writes that the Biden administration should not take Black voters for granted in an article for Jezebel.  - “Our reality is clear: Organized, violent, white supremacist groups and the broad constellation of structural white supremacy will continue to be a problem in America.” Nicole Froio writes about America’s future of white supremacist violence for Bitch Media.  - In an article for The Atlantic, Alexis C. Madrigal and Whet Moser look at how many more Americans will die from COVID-19 before the vaccines begin to roll out. Photo credit: AP Photo/M. Spencer Green  

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