A show about the unfinished business of our history and its grip on our future.

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  • One Family’s Land of Opportunity

    Nov 30, 2020
    A family’s legend about "40 acres and a mule” takes host Kai Wright on a fact checking mission to the Mississippi Delta. He finds an unexpected solution to wealth inequality in the U.S.
  • Affirmative Action: Truths and Lies

    Nov 23, 2020
    “Reverse racism” has haunted the fight for job equity for generations. How’d this bizarre idea become such a bugbear? One Supreme Court case, 50 years ago helps explain.
  • MAGA, the New Confederate Lost Cause

    Nov 16, 2020
    White supremacist myths turn defeated leaders into heroic victors. Will Donald Trump now get the same transfiguration as Robert E. Lee?
  • What the Election Means for New York and New Jersey

    Nov 10, 2020
    WNYC’s politics reporter Brigid Bergin and New Jersey Public Radio’s Nancy Solomon join us to take your calls and answer how recent elections are impacting our communities.
  • An Invitation To Dream

    Nov 2, 2020
    Radical imagination is now essential. What can we imagine for our country, our communities, and ourselves --beyond this election, and beyond this pandemic?
  • Who Matters in America 2020?

    Oct 29, 2020
    Trump, Inc. co-host Andrea Bernstein sits down with Kai Wright, to discuss how American history informs the 2020 election.
  • They’ve Never Wanted You to Vote

    Oct 26, 2020
    From poll taxes to the canard of “voter fraud,” it’s always been a struggle to cast a ballot in America. We review the record, and investigate the anti-democracy enablers of 2020. 
  • A Zombie Political Party

    Oct 19, 2020
    Conservatives who’ve shunned the GOP say it’s given up on democracy. Which begs the question: How long ago did that happen?