Cash Relief for Black Moms: The Success of Guaranteed Income - This Mother’s Day, May 14th coincides with the formal end of the National Covid-19 Emergency. Poor parents will be taking a hit — but Guaranteed Income could be the solution. The Magnolia Mothers Trust in Jackson, Mississippi is the first in the country to provide Guaranteed Income of $1000 monthly to low-income families headed by a Black woman living in affordable housing.
Why is it so hard to close a jail? Guests discuss the plan and pushback to close Rikers.
Magnolia Mothers Trust provides $1k/month to low-income families headed by a Black woman.
Two legal cases in North Carolina could upend democracy and election law as we know it.
What happens when Muslim Americans take on the task of reporting on their communities?
Chuck D of Public Enemy and scholar-activist Rosa Clemente explore the impact of Hip Hop.
The Sierra Club’s Ben Jealous discusses his plans for the environmental organization.
A new film tells how New Yorkers, led by Frances Goldin, won a 50-year housing struggle.
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