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In The Thick

Mar 22, 2019

In this “All 2020 Everything” Sound Off, Julio and guest co-host All-Star, Terrell Jermaine Starr talk about the growing speculations of a Joe Biden-Stacey Abrams ticket, and the issue of reparations that almost every Democratic candidate has been addressing. They also share which story they can't shake off...


Mar 19, 2019

In Taylor, Texas, a Latino USA and Rewire.News investigation into one of most notorious detention centers, the T. Don Hutto Residential Center, revealed a long and extensive pattern of sexual abuse and harassment. Julio and Maria are joined by Maggie Freleng, producer at Latino USA, and Tina Vasquez, senior immigration...


Mar 15, 2019

A deadly terrorist attack at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday left at least 49 people dead, dozens injured, and the rest of the world shaken. Julio is joined by guest co-host Antonia Cereijido of Latino USA, to discuss this tragedy, plus Beto O’Rourke’s announcement of his 2020 candidacy and how...


Mar 12, 2019

A new budget plan was released on Monday that includes a proposal of $8.6 billion for construction of the border wall. Meanwhile, the long-awaited Robert Mueller report could be published any day, and a new House resolution was passed that broadly condemns hate. Maria and Julio are joined by All-Star Callie Crossley,...


Mar 8, 2019

This week, four different congressional hearings on immigration took place at the same time. Maria and Julio discuss one where Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen testified that she was unaware of the long-lasting effects family separation has on migrant children. They also talk about R. Kelly’s interview...