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21st Century Democrats is proud to bring you AmericasDemocrats.org, the weekly netcast for stand-up Democrats that explores progressive perspectives on public policy, economic debates, foreign affairs and national politics. With regular contributors who include Texan populist Jim Hightower and provocative media commentator Bill Press, AmericasDemocrats.org seeks to become a salon of the nation’s most prominent Democrats. We're all about giving progressive Democrats tools you need to fight back against Donald Trump and the Republicans. So progressives, populists, liberals, Democrats and independents, sit back and listen -- then stand up and fight!
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#342 - August 20, 2017
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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?