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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.
Bartees Cox is a songwriter and producer who spent years playing in bands in Brooklyn before making the move to Washington, DC, where his solo project, Bartees Strange, took focus and grew - from an album of reinterpretations of The National’s music to his stunning full-length, genre-bending… | watch
#StopAsianHate! Do we need to say more? Yes, we do—with music & resources. | read
Joyful Noise Recordings is an Indianapolis-based eclectic indie label begun in 2003 by Karl Hofstetter. In this episode, we'll hear a ton of great music from the label's releases, along with an interview with Karl where we cover the label's beginnings, the importance of physical art objects, and how… | listen