Rising Up with Sonali - 2023-2-28
This week, well examine how Seattle became the first city to pass a new ordinance banning caste-based discrimination. Thenmozhi Soundararajan, Founder of Equality Labs and author of The Trauma of Caste, who was intimately involved in the organizing, will be my guest. Then, well turn to Collette Watson and Alicia Bell of Media 2070 about how to make newsrooms more anti-racist. Well look at how media outlets have historically been complicit in perpetuating white supremacy and how they can change. Finally, as the Supreme Court this week hears arguments in a case over President Bidens student debt forgiveness program, Braxton Brewington with Debt Collective will explain whats at stake.
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