Acknowledging Racism Is A Good Start. But It's Only The First Step.
"We are going to constantly make mistakes," author Ibram X. Kendi told us about the path to being antiracist. He says the right path is to be honest, share your mistake and strive to be better. Want to support 1A ? .
The News Roundup for August 16, 2019
New Trump administration rules pose new threats to endangered species. The acting director of ICE talks immigration. And two Democratic congresswomen are barred from visiting Israel. Around the world, protestors in Hong Kong shut down a major international airport. An Ebola cure seems to be on the horizon. And shots are fired across the border of Kashmir. Want to support 1A ? .
Foresight 2020: Bill de Blasio
"I run the nation's largest city. I have the largest school system, the largest police force — it's the most diverse place on Earth," Mayor de Blasio told us, when asked why he should be president. Want to support 1A ? .
The Black Country Artists Who Paved The Way For 'Old Town Road'
"We think of a guy like Charley Pride and one of the reasons he got so popular was because you couldn't see him," musician Dom Flemons told us. He said people would come to Pride's shows and then be upset when they saw he was black. Want to support 1A ? .
Mexican Folk-Fusion Artist Lila Downs On The Soundscape Of Home
"I am from Mexico City. Lila Downs is the only singer that I have followed for so many years. Thank you for giving your audience the chance to listen to this amazing artist. Viva Oaxaca," one listener tweeted. Want to support 1A ? .