Andra Gillespie

Emory University

Guest

Andra Gillespie is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Emory University and the author of The New Black Politician: Cory Booker, Newark, and Post-Racial America.

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CNN reports that President Trump will order a one-week investigation of allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Press Play special: Kavanaugh and this moment in politics

CNN reports that President Trump will order a one-week investigation of allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It’s been another busy week in Washington. President Trump took to Twitter to call MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski “low IQ Crazy Mika,” and say she was “bleeding badly from a face-lift.”

Week in politics: Blistering tweet, stalled health care vote, twist on travel ban

It’s been another busy week in Washington. President Trump took to Twitter to call MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski “low IQ Crazy Mika,” and say she was “bleeding badly from a face-lift.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

As President Obama prepares tonight's farewell speech, his approval ratings are well above many ex-presidents and much higher than Donald Trump's.

Barack Obama and race in America

As President Obama prepares tonight's farewell speech, his approval ratings are well above many ex-presidents and much higher than Donald Trump's.

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Nearly 200 years ago, the Cherokee Nation signed a treaty with the United States. The result? They were forcibly removed from the Southeastern part of the U.S. to Oklahoma.

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KCRW speaks with members of LA's Jewish community, plus Israeli and Palestinian expats about Tuesday's Israeli election.

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Students are cutting class, and workers are striking worldwide.   At the UN, governments will be held accountable for promises made in the Paris Accords.

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Burning Man is supposed to be a safe space. But the culture has allowed predators to roam free without punishment.

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Absolute immunity, executive privilege, crony privilege?

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Author and University of Michigan professor Alexandra Minna Stern traces the origins of America's burgeoning white nationalist movement.

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