CW: Police Violence
Abolitionists protests are sweeping the nation as the COVID19 pandemic continues to ravage Black communities. Black Muslims in all fields are at the forefront during this historical moment. We spoke to Black Muslim Covid Coalition member Professor Donna Auston and frontline nurse “Lady” to discuss social movements, Black Muslim activism on police and prison and abolition, and the disproportionate effect the pandemic is having on black folks. Plus: our sister podcast, Brooklyn, USA, sent us a voice note from a protestor who was arrested during the George Floyd protests in june.
This is the final episode of the M Train miniseries. See Something Say Something will return after a break. Thank you all for listening.
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