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Reckon Interview2021-03-25T22:32:07-05:00
1412, 2020

Unjustifiable Chapter Six: Point 14

By |December 14, 2020|

It was a decade after Black civil rights leaders had gathered in Birmingham to make 14 points to their white peers in Birmingham, to demand acknowledgement that Black people were still treated as second class citizens.

709, 2020

Broken by design: The long history of the South’s fragmented health care system

By |September 7, 2020|

The Covid-19 pandemic laid bare the problems with the South’s fragmented, patchwork health care system. Nine out of 10 people in the United States who fall into the “coverage gap” live in the South. The region leads the country in high rates of chronic disease and each year we see more and more hospitals shuttering across the rural South.

1108, 2020

Is the South prepared to vote during a pandemic?

By |August 11, 2020|

No Southern state regularly votes by mail – just five states in the United States have universal vote-by-mail laws. And the emergency application of existing absentee voting laws has been a patchwork of implementation and federal court orders.

1008, 2020

How America undermined the Voting Rights Act

By |August 10, 2020|

From the very beginning, people have worked to undermine the voting protections enshrined in the VRA. What does that look like in 2020? Listen to this week's episode of the Reckon Interview.

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