Black and Latino patients are rarely part of clinical studies. Why?

“I think my quality of life has improved. And it's sad that we don't know how to spread the word to people that it's not going to harm us or anything. It's going to help,” Vernell Brown says of clinical trials. Photo by Shutterstock.

KCRW looks at barriers to accessing clinical trials for Black and Latino people. Plus, one cancer patient explains how his life changed after becoming involved in a trial. 

Folks who dislike both Donald Trump and Joe Biden make up 1 in 5 voters in swing states. How they go, so may the country. 

Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao, who already faced a recall, defended herself on Monday after the FBI raided her home. Her city is facing high rates of crime and homelessness.

“The Big Cigar” (Apple TV+) follows Black Panther co-founder Huey Newton's 1974 escape to Cuba, aided by a Hollywood producer who disguised the plan as a film production.