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…
Maria and Julio are joined by Jamaal Bowman, 2020 Democratic nominee for Congress in New York’s 16th District. They unpack Bowman’s path to running for Congress, and discuss how the Black Lives Matter movement fueled his victory. They also talk about the role of progressivism in the Democratic Party and how Democrats are engaging with voters.
SAVE THE DATE: Our next virtual LIVE ITT show is on Wednesday, Oct. 14th at 7:30pm ET! Maria and Julio will be joined by All-Star guests Imara Jones, creator of TransLash Media, and Jenni Monet, founder of Indigenously to discuss the 2020 election and the POC vote. For more info and to RSVP, click here.
This episode was mixed by Elisheba Ittoop.
ITT Staff Picks
- “Black power comes from Black love. It is Black love that helped me, Cori Bush and Mondaire Jones, among many others, to win congressional primaries in this historic moment,” writes Jamaal Bowman for Essence magazine.
- Progressives unveil an agenda that aims to push Joe Biden to the left if he wins, from Holly Otterbein for Politico.
- Democrats could take back the Senate in 2020. The writers at Vox lay out what their priorities should be if they do.
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