Episode

7/15 Cliff Schecter: NRA Creates George Zimmermans & Syreeta McFadden: Progress Under Attack

July 15, 2013

Cliff Schecter, explained how ALEC and the NRA have pushed pro gun, anti choice and anti voting rights laws across the country, why the NRA carries on the tradition of racists politics, how Stand Your Ground laws feed racist vigilante culture and what can be done about it.

Feministing contributing writer Syreeta McFadden, explained how Black personhood is under attack, the tone of the George Zimmerman trial protest in New York City how social progress triggers political backlash, racial profiling policies and why black young adults are under attack.

On The Better Half: Texas bans Tampons from the state legislature, a white woman assaults a black musician after he dedicates a song to Trayvon Martin, why we can’t be color blind and your IMs.

And keep the conversation going on our morning thread

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