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Protesters across hundreds of US cities are defying curfews and risking arrest to protest against police brutality. We've seen demonstrations like this before, but this year's wave feels different. To understand why, we speak with author and cultural critic Hanif Abdurraqib. We also speak with a woman in Washington, DC who unexpectedly faced the police at her doorstep this week.
In this episode:
Poet and GEN magazine editor, Hanif Abdurraqib (@NifMuhammad). Madiha Nawaz (@madihasays), a graduate student and Washington, DC resident.
America Returns to Its Violent Normal by Hanif Abdurraqib
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