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Sunshine or quarantine? In light of Pittsburgh shooter’s posts on social network site Gab, we discuss the most effective ways of dealing with hate speech

KPCC-FMinterviewed Jody Armourof the USC Gould School on effective ways of dealing with hate speech. Jody Armour said: I just don’t see where else you are gonna able to draw the line between the kind of transgressive speech that you wanna protect because it is advocating on the behalf of Read more…

Hidden Figures

This episode of the Price Projection Room features a conversation on the popular film, Hidden Figures directed by Theodore Melfi and starring the dream team of Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, among many others.

We discuss how the film both illustrated the racial divide in America while showcasing the work & struggle of African American women. Though we all have some criticism of the work, in the end it may be the representation of strong, smart black women that matters the most.

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Courting Justice in California

by Jeremy Loudenback Aside from robust voter turnout in last week’s city election, the most positive result of protests in Ferguson over policing practices may be attention to inequities in other parts of its criminal-justice system. Accounts by the Washington Post and last month’s Department of Justice report about Ferguson have called Read more…

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