Racism And Oppression Of Black People In Film, US-Russia Relations Amid Secret Bounty System Reporting

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In this December 2009 photo, United States Marines and Afghan National Army soldiers patrol during an operation to hunt for insurgents following an exchange of fire in the volatile Helmand province in southern Afghanistan. Kevin Frayer/AP Photo

With theaters still closed, a film critic discusses movies we can watch at home that illuminate different aspects of the generations of oppression Black Americans have faced. And we talk with a political science professor about the reporting on U.S. intelligence that Russia offered bounties to kill American troops in Afghanistan.

Featured in this Show

  • Learning About Racism And Oppression Of Black People Through Film

    A movie critic discusses film and television titles that depict the racism and oppression Black people have had to endure for generations.

  • What The Russia Bounty Allegations Mean For US-Russia Relations

    The New York Times recently released a report that alleges Russia offered bounties to Taliban insurgents for attacks on American troops. Russia denies the claims and the White House says that it has not heard conclusive evidence of these allegations.We talk about the news and what it could mean for US-Russian relations moving forward.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Reggie Ponder Guest
  • Lowell Barrington Guest
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director

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