2020-04-28 15:50:54

Linda Sarsour: We Can’t Afford To be Bystanders During Covid-19

A pandemic is no place to be a bystander, says Muslim American activist Linda Sarsour. In this episode, Laura interviews Sarsour about her recently published memoir We are Not Here to Be Bystanders, which tells her story of growing up in Brooklyn and Palestine and becoming the Executive Director of the Arab American Association of New York and one of the co-chairs of the 2017 Women’s March on Washington. Sarsour describes how Covid-19 is affecting her work, what contact tracing triggers for people who were forced to register as Muslims after 9-11, and what Muslim Americans have learned about being targets, even as so many serve as front-line healthcare providers.

The Laura Flanders Show leads the field in new economy media, reporting on the social critics, artists, activists, and entrepreneurs who are building tomorrow’s world today. While mainstream media looks for ways the world is falling apart, The LF Show brings us stories that will piece it back together — better.

#FreeSpeechTV is one of the last standing national, independent news networks committed to advancing progressive social change.

#FSTV is available on Dish, DirectTV, AppleTV, Roku and online at freespeech.org

 

 

#lindasarsour Arab American Association COVID-19 Film Free Speech TV FSTV Laura Flanders Linda Sarsour muslim americans The Laura Flanders Show Women

Human Rights and Equality

The David Pakman Show

Pakman: Want to Fix Policing? Start with Traffic Enforcement

Pakman: Want to Fix Policing? Start with Traffic Enforcement

Democracy Now!

Moroccan Journalist Omar Radi Jailed, Surveilled After Criticizing Gov’t

Moroccan Journalist Omar Radi Jailed, Surveilled After Criticizing Gov’t

Rising Up With Sonali

Remembering John Lewis (1940-2020) in His Own Words

Remembering John Lewis (1940-2020) in His Own Words

Democracy Now!

Civil Rights Hero John Lewis Remembered at Funeral as "Patriot Who Risked His Life" for Democracy

Civil Rights Hero John Lewis Remembered at Funeral as "Patriot Who Risked His Life" for Democracy

The Thom Hartmann Program

Will Over 5,500 Children Ever See Their Family Again?

Will Over 5,500 Children Ever See Their Family Again?

Rising Up With Sonali

Common Causes Sues Trump Over Excluding Immigrants From The Census

Common Causes Sues Trump Over Excluding Immigrants From The Census

Democracy Now!

No Paper Trail: Migrant Children Secretly Held in Hampton Inn Hotels Before Expulsion from U.S.

No Paper Trail: Migrant Children Secretly Held in Hampton Inn Hotels Before Expulsion from U.S.

Rising Up With Sonali

A Legal & Political History Of The DREAM Act and DACA

A Legal & Political History Of The DREAM Act and DACA

Related

Democracy Now!

Democracy Now! 08/03/20

Democracy Now! 08/03/20

Democracy Now!

A Look at How Electoral Chaos Could Divide The United States

A Look at How Electoral Chaos Could Divide The United States

Democracy Now!

Moroccan Journalist Omar Radi Jailed, Surveilled After Criticizing Gov’t

Moroccan Journalist Omar Radi Jailed, Surveilled After Criticizing Gov’t

Democracy Now!

Donald Trump Is Hellbent on Undermining Democracy to Win Reelection

Donald Trump Is Hellbent on Undermining Democracy to Win Reelection