Black Lives Matter, Bernie Sanders & The Presidential Election

August 19, 2015 – Segment 1


We begin the show with a roundtable discussion on the Black Lives Matter movement, Bernie Sanders, and the Presidential Election in collaboration with The Nation magazine.

With: Kai Wright, Features Editor for The Nation, where he wrote “Black Lives Matter Is a Demand, Not a Plea;” Farajii Muhammad, host of Listen Up! on WEAA 88.9 FM and Youth Empowerment Coordinator for the American Friends Service Committee in Baltimore; Washington State Senator Pramila Jayapal, who has represented District 37 in the Washington State Senate since January 2015 and who wrote “Why the Bernie Sanders Rally Left Me Heartbroken” for Huffington Post; and Ericka Blount Danois, award-winning journalist, writer, editor and professor who wrote “Bernie Sanders, Black Lives Matter and the Search for a Black Agenda” in The Root.