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We Need to Center Humanity
Maria and Julio are joined by ITT All-Star Imara Jones, creator and producer at TransLash Media, and Kate Sosin, LGBTQ+ reporter at The 19th News, for a conversation about the latest headlines. They talk about former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell’s death, the Biden administration's actions around immigration, and the recent anti-trans bill out of Texas. And, they discuss the latest controversy at Netflix regarding comic Dave Chappelle’s special, “The Closer.” ITT Staff Picks: - There is a deep-rooted history of lynchings and violence against migrants, folks of Mexican heritage and Black people in Texas, reports Bill Minutaglio for Texas Monthly. - For The 19th, Kate Sosin reports about how the near-total abortion ban and closures of clinics in Texas could affect LGBTQ+ folks. - “His routine—controversial as it is—accomplished exactly what he set out to do,” writes Nicole Lewis about Dave Chappelle’s recent Netflix special, “The Closer,” for Slate. Photo credit: ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0)
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