The News Stories that Need Context / Who are we Allowing to Dictate the Rules?

In the first half of the show, we discuss the news story about Aderrien Mury, the 11-year-old who was shot in his home after he called the police to come help and obeyed the officers commands. We also talk about a story from last year that just made national news concerning 54-year-old Dexter Barry who died in police custody because he was not allowed to receive medication for a heart transplant he received.

In the second half of the show, we talk about a recent story that saw Amanda Gormans poem from President Bidens inauguration that has been banned in Florida. We discuss the person behind the banning and ask vital questions to understand who this nation is centering and who this nation is ignoring. Our Way Black History Fact discusses the Zoot Suit Riots.

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