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Colombia Holds Presidential Election; Starbucks Racial Bias Training

Colombia Holds Presidential Election; Starbucks Racial Bias Training
Colombia's latest elections impact on peace process; the Migrant crisis in Greece worsens; 'Roseanne' canceled after racist twitter rant.

In the opening of the show Eugene Puryear and Sean Blackmon are joined by James Jordan, National, Co-Coordinator for the Alliance for Global Justice, to talk about the first round of Colombia's recent presidential elections, what the run-off outcome will mean for the ongoing peace process, and the dangers of being an activist working for peace in the country.

In the second segment Dr. Mary Frances Berry, Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought and History at the University of Pennsylvania joins the show to talk about her new book her new book "History Teaches Us To Resist: How Progressive Movements Have Succeeded in Challenging Times," the history of racism within the US Government's Department of Justice, the need for movements to have clear goals to be successful, and the need to be aware of movement spoilers.

In the third segment "By Any Means Necessary" is joined by grassroots aid worker Alice Peck to talk about her work with the migrant crisis in Greece, the complexities and difficulties to offer proper care and support to migrants, how internal domestic politics in the EU factors into migrant and refugee policies, and family reunification efforts in light of new Trump immigration policies are proposed.

Later in the show Ari Theresa, Gentrification Attorney at Stoop Law and LJM, producer at We Act Radio to talk about the cancellation of the television show 'Roseanne', Starbucks' racial Bias training day, a new gentrification lawsuit in DC, a Mali immigrant saving the life of a young boy in France, and the mismanagement of immigrant youth entering into the United States.

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