Host and CBS News Radio correspondent Allison Keyes goes deep into social justice issues across the nation. Each week, Keyes has crucial conversations on topics including race, gender, disability, income inequality and beyond. Kaleidoscope examines current systemic inequities from violence against Asian Americans to the continued police killings of Black men, the increasing murders of law enforcement and the rise in food insecurity as the Covid-19 pandemic continues. New episodes every Friday.
On June 19th, 1865, enslaved people in Texas learned slavery had been abolished...more than two years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. That day is now called Juneteenth.
On the podcast premiere of CBS Audio's Kaleidoscope, host Allison Keyes speaks with Greg Carr, Howard University’s Chair of the Department of Afro-American studies, about the history of Juneteenth, which is now being celebrated across the country.
Allison also takes us back to her June 2020 conversation with Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie Bunch, the first Black man to hold the position.
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