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#342 - August 20, 2017

By 21st Century Democrats

The legacy of racism in America is our subject this week. Author Sheryll Cashin tells the story of the Supreme Court’s “Loving v. Virginia” case and how it was the first legal mention of “white supremacy.” Richard Rothstein reveals that segregated housing is not an accident but a deliberate policy of local, state and federal governments. And the Democratic National Committee’s Jess O’Connell talks with Bill Press about the party’s new “rise and organize” program.   Support the Show Are you tired of Tea Party Republicans and Rush Limbaugh dominating the airwaves? Do you want the facts you won't get on Fox -- or even on CNN? Then stay tuned.     Sheryll Cashin Law professor and civil rights author Sheryll Cashin talks about the Supreme Court case – Loving v. Virginia -- that first enunciated the existence of “white supremacy.”   Richard Rothstein There is no major American city that is not racially segregated in housing says author Richard Rothstein. And it isn’t coincidence. State, local, and federal agencies made it that way on purpose.   Jess O’Connell Bill Press interviews Jess O’Connell, head of the DNC’s new “rise and organize” campaign.   Jim Hightower Who's left for Trump to tweet-bomb?

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