Cheryl Contee

Jack and Jill Politics

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Founder of Jack and Jill Politics, which bills itself as "a middle class African-American perspective on US politics"

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A conversation with cultural critics about First Lady Michelle Obama.

Spotlight on Michelle Obama

A conversation with cultural critics about First Lady Michelle Obama.

from To the Point

America's first black president was sworn in for a second term today, on the national holiday dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Barack Obama Begins His Second Term

America's first black president was sworn in for a second term today, on the national holiday dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

from To the Point

At the Democratic convention in Charlotte last night,  First Lady Michelle Obama  told the story of a rise to the White House from humble origins without losing family values.

First Lady Paints Personal Portrait of President

At the Democratic convention in Charlotte last night, First Lady Michelle Obama told the story of a rise to the White House from humble origins without losing family values.

from To the Point

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Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin elected not to testify on Thursday in his own defense — in the trial over George Floyd’s death.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The city of LA is expected to shut down Echo Park Lake, put up a fence, and move out all the unhoused people living there this week.

from Greater LA

KCRW’s Warren Olney talks with Ben Ehrenreich about his recent New Republic article titled “We’re Hurtling Toward Global Suicide.”

from To the Point

California is allowing indoor entertainment events to resume this week at reduced capacity.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Mississippi’s Republican Governor Tate Reeves signed a bill earlier this month that prohibits trans girls from participating in girls’ sports.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro and Ken White discuss the fall out of former acting U.S. attorney’s interview on 60 Minutes, an embarrassing brief for Sidney Powell, and more.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

Journalist Leon Krauze says guns, especially assault weapons, are being bought in the U.S. and then smuggled into Mexico, which is fueling violence involving drug cartels.

from KCRW Features

Josh Barro talks with panelists Christine Emba and Megan McArdle about the outlook for the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act amid a horrific attack aimed at Asian women…

from Left, Right & Center

President Biden unveiled his $2 trillion infrastructure plan on Wednesday in Pittsburgh, which Congress would have to approve.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand