February 15, 2022

Power Concedes Nothing

Maria and Julio are joined by Bree Newsome Bass, artist, writer, activist, and organizer. They talk about where the movement for Black lives stands today, and the power of grassroots organizing. They also reflect on the rise of far-right movements globally, including ongoing protests in Canada, and the fight against voter suppression in the lead up to the midterm elections.

ITT Staff Picks:

  • In this special issue of New York Magazine, read essays, reflections and reporting on the last 10 years since Trayvon Martin’s death, which ignited the Black Lives Matter movement.

  • “They are angry because they have lost,” writes Zack Beauchamp about the Canadian truckers’ convoy in this piece for Vox.

  • Texas is seeing a rise in rejections of mail-in voting applications as SB 1 — the new voting law — goes into effect, reports Ursula Perano for The Daily Beast.

Photo credit: AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File