Measuring Progress

Premiere DateDec 29, 2016
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:27 Part 1 - Mariame Kaba
02:53 Part 2 - Project NIA
09:31 Part 3 - Measuring Progress
11:38 Outro
11:54 Sirens Jeen
15:02 Finish

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This week on the Daily Beat: We’re joined by professor and author Dr. Baz Dreisinger who discusses the American prison system and its myriad of flaws. Later in the week, Mariame Kaba joins the show to talk about contemporary activism for social justice.

Mariame Kaba is an organizer, educator, and curator. She’s the founder and director of Project NIA among many other organizations and programs, and is a 2016 Soros Justice Fellow. She’s currently organizing with a group called Survived and Punished, and runs the blog Prison Culture.

Today on the Daily Beat, Thursday, December 29, 2016: Mariame Kaba talks about Project NIA and Survived and Punished, as well as the issues of racial and gender injustice becoming a larger part of the national conversation.

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and host of the Daily Beat podcast on BTRtoday. He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around…

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