This week I spoke with Congresswoman Val Demings (pictured above) about Donald Trump’s first impeachment trial, the continued threat of domestic terrorism, and her thoughts on George Floyd’s murder as a former officer of the law. Cannabis entrepreneur Khadijah Adams talked about what it would take to give people of color an equal opportunity in the industry they helped create. And Dianna Houenou of New Jersey’s Cannabis Regulatory Commission shared what it means to work for social equity in the state’s new cannabis marketplace. Plus, on our weekly roundtable, Sippin’ the Political Tea, Farai welcomed business of entertainment contributor Casey Mendoza and #OscarsSoWhite founder April Reign to talk about what the latest awards nominations say about inclusion in Hollywood.
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I listen critically to stories about our human journey, and track the data on people, governments, and our global society. My own human journey has taken me to 30 countries, 49 states, and to cover every Presidential election since 1996.
Our Body Politic: Hispanic Republicans, vaccinating equitably, and who is facing accountability for the insurrection
February 5, 2021
Our Body Politic: The 2020 Election Count, Truth in the Age of Disinformation, the Resilience of Black Voters, and Escaping into Fantasy
November 8, 2020
Our Body Politic: A win for Democrats and a blow for democracy, the power of investing in women entrepreneurs, and envisioning a different way to understand the meaning of work.
January 11, 2021
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