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Bad Energy: Kanye, Trump, and the Climate Crisis

10/15/2018
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While Kanye West made a fool of himself at the White House, the world learned that we are headed towards a climate disaster. Is it too late to save ourselves? On this episode of Let Your Voice Be Heard!, Selena Hill, Stanley Fritz, Ilyssa Fuchs, and Jaqi Cohen talked about Kanye's bizarre meeting with Donald Trump at the White House and a stark new report that shows that climate change will likely trigger catastrophic changes in our lifetimes. Take a listen.

Duration:01:00:07

#KavaNOPE: #METoo and the #CancelKavanaugh Movement

10/8/2018
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The Kavanaugh confirmation hearings have launched a nationwide discussion on sexual assault and how our country values women. Have we really progressed since Anita Hill? On this episode of Let Your Voice Be Heard!, Selena Hill, Stanley Fritz, Ilyssa Fuchs, and Jaqi Cohen talked about Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court and what steps progressives need to take to preserve and protect our rights moving forward. The team also discussed bail reform, the conviction of the white...

Duration:00:58:58

#KavaNOPE: Will #MeToo #CancelKavanaugh?

9/24/2018
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We believe Christine Blasey Ford just like we believed Anita Hill. But will it be enough to #StopKavanaugh? On this episode of "Let Your Voice Be Heard!," hosts Selena Hill and Stanley Fritz were joined by special guest correspondent Gregory Nesmith for a roundtable discussion about Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's accusations of sexual assault against SCOTUS nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. They also compared the allegations to Anita Hill's accusations of sexual harassment against Clarence Thomas...

Duration:00:47:05

The Never Ending Trump Scandal (9-16-2018)

9/18/2018
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Manafort agrees to snitch. Muller marches on. Are we are on the path to impeachment? On this episode of "Let Your Voice Be Heard!," host Ilyssa Fuchs is joined by guest correspondents Chad R. MacDonald and Gregory Nesmith for roundtable discussions about Robert Mueller's investigation, Trump's latest comments on Puerto Rico, the murder of Botham Jean by a white cop, and more.

Duration:01:36:50

Nike Just Does It (9-9-2018)

9/10/2018
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Nike's with Kaep, liberals are rejoicing, and conservatives are losing it. Are American sports and companies more polarizing than ever? On this episode of "Let Your Voice Be Heard!," host Selena Hill was joined by special guests correspondents Joshua Clennon and Tiffany Brown for a spirited discussion about Nike's controversial ad campaign, featuring Colin Kaepernick. The team debated whether Nike should be praised for its marketing efforts or if its just co-opting a social movement to...

Duration:00:49:48

No One Said The Resistance Would Be Easy

7/9/2018
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Immigrants are putting their freedom on the line and activist are joining them, but their tactics don’t always align. The Resistance is having growing pains, but the fight against Trump marches on.

Duration:00:41:42

Progressives Swipe Left on the Establishment

7/3/2018
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Unions suffered a major setback. Justice Kennedy announced his retirement. It seems like everything is going to hell, but Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is giving us hope. On this episode of "Let Your Voice Be Heard!," Selena Hill, Ilyssa Fuchs, and special guest Ed Stokes discussed Alexandria Oscaio-Cortez's political upset in the 2018 Primary Election and what this means for the future of the Democratic Party. They also questioned whether or not the Left is having a "Tea Party moment" and talked...

Duration:00:49:39

#EndFamilySeparation: Solving the Crisis at the Border

6/25/2018
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2,000 migrant kids have been separated from their families. Trump's Executive Order is trash. And Melania doesn't really care, do you? In May 2018, the Trump Administration announced a tough new crackdown called the "zero tolerance" policy, which mandates that every adult that illegally crosses the border is prosecuted and that every accompany child is placed in a government agency. As a result, more than 2,000 kids have been separated from their families and placed in detention centers and...

Duration:00:50:29

The Corporate Takeover: How Big Business is Destroying America

6/17/2018
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Corporate greed is at an all-time high while everyday people are suffering. Here's why the system is rigged now more than ever before. On this episode of "Let Your Voice Be Heard! Radio," Selena Hill, Stanley Fritz, and Jaqi Cohen talked about Beyonce and Jay-Z's first joint album, "Everything is Love," questioned if the #MeToo movement has gone too far, and discussed how big corporations are impacting local politics and policies.

Duration:00:46:09

Pardons and Commutations: The Politics of Second Chances

6/11/2018
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The Trump Administration suddenly cares about criminal justice reform, culminating in a questionable bill, and a commuted sentence for Alice Johnson. Is this a good first step or just a sideshow?

Duration:00:47:27

Racism and Roseanne: This is America

6/3/2018
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Drake wore blackface. Trump met rump. Roseanne got canceled. And we’re still fighting everyday racism. On this episode of "Let Your Voice Be Heard!," Selena Hill, Stanley Fritz, and Ilyssa Fuchs discussed hot topics in hip hop, politics, and pop culture. They also talked about their reaction to Roseanne's latest racist remarks and how this is reflective of U.S. race relations in the age of Trump.

Duration:00:48:42

Israel's "Apartheid" Problem

5/20/2018
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On the day the Trump administration opened up the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, Israeli forces killed 60 Palestinians and claimed it was self-defense, forcing the world to take a deeper look into what is happening to the people of Palestine. On this episode of "Let Your Voice Be Heard!," Stanley Fritz, Ilyssa Fuchs, and Jaqi Cohen spoke with special guest Linda Sarsour, an American Muslim activist, about the fight to free Palestine. Want to see more of the show? Check us out on Facebook...

Duration:00:54:26

Black Moms Matter

5/13/2018
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Black mothers are dying in labor at alarming rates, while hundreds of thousands are locked behind bars. On Mother’s Day, Stanley Fritz, Ilyssa Fuchs, and special guest Naleti discussed the crises in the healthcare and criminal justice system disproportionately hurting African American moms.

Duration:00:49:05

Island in Distress: Puerto Rico is Still in Crisis

5/9/2018
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Mass protests. Food and water shortages. Lack of electricity. Why is the government neglecting Puerto Rico? On this episode of Let Your Voice Be Heard!, Selena Hill, Stanley Fritz, and special guest correspondent Katherine Brezler, an educator, activist, and co-founder of People for Bernie Sanders, talked about the May Day protests in Puerto Rico and the ongoing crisis on the island.

Duration:00:49:45

We Miss The Old Kanye

4/30/2018
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Black people aren't safe at the Waffle House. Ben Carson's raising rents on the poor. And Kanye's joined team MAGA. On this episode of "Let Your Voice Be Heard!," Selena Hill, Stanley Fritz, and Jaqi Cohen talked about Kanye West’s support for Donald Trump and how Ye ended up in the sunken place. They also discussed the intersectionality of pop culture and politics and debated over whether or not Ye is worth saving. Consider supporting us by becoming a monthly subscriber at Patreon....

Duration:00:47:53

The State of Black Men in America

4/23/2018
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Kanye’s back, Kendrick won a Pulitzer, and Jay-Z earned a Peabody. But what about Diante “Butchie” Yarber, Stephon Clark, and Saheed Vassell? If black men can't even sit in Starbucks, will they ever truly be free in America? On this episode, Selena Hill, Stanley Fritz, and Ilyssa Fuchs questioned what it truly means to be a black man in America. They also discussed Kanye West's reemergence and if he's really a genius or an Uncle Tom.

Duration:00:49:30

Who Run The World?...Men.

4/16/2018
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Unequal Pay. Sexual Harassment. Glass Ceilings. When will women win? On this episode of "Let Your Voice Be Heard!," Selena Hill, Ilyssa Fuchs, and Jaqi Cohen addressed gender inequality and the pay gap, along with other hurdles that women face in the workplace, like sexual harassment and the glass ceiling. They also discussed solutions to fix these issues. http://www.blackenterprise.com/black-women-equal-pay/ https://www.emilyslist.org/ During "The News Round Up," they talked about the two...

Duration:00:50:47

King's Unfinished Business: Have We Carried His Legacy or Missed the Mark?

4/9/2018
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Stephon Clark. Saheed Vassell. Skyrocketing poverty and black incarceration rates. Are we upholding King’s fight for justice? On this episode of "Let Your Voice Be Heard!," Selena Hill, Stanley Fritz, and Ilyssa Fuchs reflect on Dr. Martin Luther King’s life, legacy, and the progress – or the lack thereof -- that has been made in the in wake of the 50th anniversary of his assassination. They also spoke to Rachel Knox, a former city council candidate in Memphis and the current Thriving Arts...

Duration:00:50:59

Is It Time to #DeleteFacebook?

3/25/2018
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Wendy's dropped a mixtape roasting McDonald's, March for Our Lives activists demanded #GunReformNow, and #Facebook can't be trusted. On this episode of "Let Your Voice Be Heard!," Selena Hill, Stanley Fritz, and Ilyssa Fuchs discussed the massive data breach on Facebook involving a pro-Trump company. The team also talked about how the social media giant is used as a tool for progressive change and, at the same time, a mechanism for hate, propaganda, and surveillance. In addition, the team...

Duration:00:44:48

Chaos, Scandals and Corruption: The Swamp Stinks

3/18/2018
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Rex Tillerson fired, Andrew McCabe is out, and the Trump administration is blossoming into a full-on chaos machine. When we weren't having live panic attacks about the Trump Administration, we discussed the beef between DJ Envy vs. Desus and Mero. The wild video where O.J. Simpson pretty much admitted that he killed his ex wife, and Selena's new found love with 69 (the rapper).

Duration:00:49:03