On this episode of The Enemies List, Rick is joined by Sherrilyn Ifill. Sherrilyn is a lawyer and author and former President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. Together, they discuss America's historical issues with voting rights, predominantly in African American communities.
Delve into the impact of politics and democracy on the individual's life and witness the erosion of rights that threatens to erase an entire generation from history. An insightful examination of the past and its resonance with the present.
Mila Atmos is the host of Future Hindsight, a podcast about civic engagement, providing action items to better participate in our democracy. In this episode, Mila discusses voter engagement and persuasion.
A professor at a Christian college included a quote on her writing course syllabus: "The refusal to act in the midst of injustice is itself an act of injustice." It got her fired, and her story isn't unique.
Every day, we see examples around the country of why teaching and studying Black History in our schools is essential and efforts to prevent that from happening. Teri Kanefield shares some of what she learned while researching the biography of Thurgood Marshall, reminding all of us that our need to learn and better understand doesn't end.