Remembering Joe Hicks

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Joe Hicks, who died on Sunday, was an iconoclastic figure in Los Angeles politics and media. In the ‘70s, he was a radical with the Black Power movement. Twenty years later, he served as LA head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, the civil rights organization once led by Martin Luther King Jr. And 20 years after that, Hicks reinvented himself as a conservative pundit and activist. Even at 75 years old, Hicks continued to shift and change. Most recently, he left the Republican party because of his objection to Donald Trump.

Credits

Guest:
David Lehrer - Community Advocates - @dlehrer

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Sarah Sweeney