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25 May 2019

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    American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs

    In this episode, we honor the life and legacy of civil rights activist Grace Lee Boggs through the lens of the documentary film, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY: THE EVOLUTION OF GRACE LEE BOGGS. Produced and directed by Grace Lee. 


  • Posted on 23 May 2019

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    Disability: Our Culture Ourselves

    People with disabilities or disabled people?  

    “Disability: Our Culture Ourselves”— in this episode we discuss disability, culture and identity from the perspective of disability communities themselves.  


  • Posted on 16 May 2019

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    The End of Time: Aging in America

    In this episode we explore racial disparities in end-of-life care: How mistrust keeps many African Americans away from hospice. And later we examine particular challenges and cultural barriers faced by Asians and Latinos at the end of life. 


  • Posted on 08 May 2019

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    Bad Math: the Risks of Artificial Intelligence

    We think of Artificial Intelligence as being the stuff of science fiction movies, set far in the future. But it's already having an impact on our lives. We look at a kind of decision made by artificial intelligence called a risk assessment and how it impacts the poor and people of color and we talk about ways to fight back.


  • Posted on 24 Apr 2019

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    70 Million: In Miami, Jailing Fewer, Treating More

    Jails in Miami-Dade County double as de facto mental health facilities. But Miami-Dade’s Criminal Mental Health Project has become a national model for negotiating the interplay between mental illness and criminal justice.


  • Posted on 17 Apr 2019

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