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…
Julio and guest co-host Jamilah King are joined by ITT All-Star Jamil Smith, senior writer for Rolling Stone magazine, to talk about the latest in 2020 politics from endorsements to the “Bernie Bros”. They discuss the ongoing spread of coronavirus, or COVID-19, and the role of media in reporting on it. They also go into Tuesday's Democratic primaries and the impact of the POC vote.
ITT Staff Picks:
- The questions we should be asking about Coronavirus, via ProPublica.
- Jamil Smith writes about why Elizabeth Warren is bigger than her endorsement, via Rolling Stone.
- Bernie’s challenges with older black voters can doom his chances in Michigan, by ITT All-Star, Terrell J. Star for The Root.
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