A New Day

Mon, Jul 27, 2020 07:00 AM

Hosts: Johanna Fernandez
  • COVID - 19: Over 15.9 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID
  • Nurse Deaths: National Nurses United, the largest union of registered nurses in the US, displayed 164 white clogs - shoes outside the US Capitol to honor the more than 160 nurses who have lost their lives from coronavirus in the US.
  • Evictions: As the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic continues, almost one - third of U.S. households have not made their full housing  payments for July yet, according to a survey by Apartment List, an online rental platform.
  • Portland: On Saturday, thousands of demonstrators turned out in Portland and around the country in solidarity with the city’s opposition to federal - law
  • Kentucky Militias: On Saturday, hundreds of armed, predominantly Black, activists demanded justice for Breonna Taylor during demonstrations Saturday in her Kentucky hometown. -

Today on the show we’ll speak to Margaret Kimberley about the presence of federal troops in Portland, Oregon and its meaning for this moment.

  • Margaret Kimberly: Editor and senior columnist at Black Agenda Report. She is a regular guest on radio and internet talk shows from Al Jazeera English, to GRITtv. She is the author of a book about racism and the American presidency titled, &ldqu -
  • How It Feels to Be Free -  Nina Simone
  • Sweet Home Alabama  -  Lynyrd Skynyrd

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