(2016/07/01) Independence Day, but only for some (Racism)
July 1, 2016•76 min
Edition #1026 Today we take a look at the history of racial oppression in America from slavery to Jim Crow to The New Jim Crow Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill Ch. 2: Act 1: Michelle Alexander on The New Jim Crow Part 1 - Leid Stories - Air Date 8-26-15 Ch. 3: Song 1: Jim Crow - John Mellencamp Ch. 4: Act 2: Racism in the United States: By the Numbers - vlogbrothers - Air Date: 01-02-15 Ch. 5: Song 2: Listen - Theo Bard Ch. 6: Act 3: Michelle Alexander on The New Jim Crow Part 2 - Leid Stories - Air Date 8-26-15 Ch. 7: Song 3: War On Drugs - Fifteen Ch. 8: Act 4: Clint Smith III - "History Reconsidered" - All Def Poetry - Air Date: 04-14-16 Ch. 9: Song 4: Know Your History (feat. 8 Ball & MJG) - Drumma Boy Ch. 10: Act 5: Michelle Alexander on The New Jim Crow Part 3 - Leid Stories - Air Date 8-26-15 Ch. 11: Song 5: Winning the War On Drugs - Asylum Street Spankers Ch. 12: Act 6: Jesse Williams' Powerful BET Awards Speech "We're Done Watching Whiteness Use and Abuse Us" - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 6-28-16 Ch. 13: Song 6: Strange Fruit (1939 Single Version) - Billie Holiday Ch. 14: Act 7: Racism vs Prejudice - Kat Blaque - Air Date: 10-5-14 Ch. 15: Song 7: Racism - MYSTAFYA Ch. 16: Act 8: "What to the Slave is 4th of July?": James Earl Jones Reads Frederick Douglass’ Historic Speech - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 07-03-15 Voicemails Ch. 17: Arguing guns with conservatives - Colin from Cleveland, OH Ch. 18: Reaction to many progressives in the wake of Pulse shooting - David from New York Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 19: Final comments on David’s reaction to commentaries on the Pulse shooting and the launching of this year’s big fundraiser Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!