Audio for this episode will be available Friday, June 28th.
The evolution of social change in America can be traced through popular songs by the likes of Nat King Cole, Percy Mayfield, Lena Horne, and the Impressions.
The Fall of Saigon marked the bitter end of the American War in Vietnam and the loss of a homeland for hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese people. Many refugees settled in America to start new lives.
All across the country there’s an eviction crisis, and it’s disproportionately affecting minority communities.
From the nurses who treated wounded men to the journalists who reported the casualties to the wives who fought for the return of POWs, stories of women’s experiences during the Vietnam War.
Women have been making headlines all over the country, running for office–and winning. We hear from some of the women who have won and talk about what it will take to get more women on the ballot.
What happens when we push back against injustice? When we stand up for what we think is right? Does the Constitution protect us? All of us?