Yes, that’s right, In The Thick has won a major podcast award! Awarded by Ad Week, a weekly American advertising trade publication, this award cements In The Thick in the politics podcast world, and sets it apart from the homogenous voices in mainstream media, one that fails to reflect the voices of a changing America….
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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