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In The Thick

Jan 3, 2020

Maria and Julio are joined by Lauren Michele Jackson, a professor at Northwestern University and author of the new book, White Negroes: When Cornrows Were in Vogue and Other Thoughts on Cultural Appropriation. They discuss the capitalization of black culture in pop culture, the rebranding of black aesthetics in white...


Dec 31, 2019

Maria and Julio look back at the most unforgettable moments of 2019 for In The Thick, from incredible live shows across the country, to their continued investigations into immigration and White House politics. They also discuss why joy and laughter are essential ingredients to making In The Thick magic. 

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Dec 27, 2019

Maria and Julio are joined for a second time by Cristina Tzintzún Ramírez who is now running for US Senate in Texas. They discuss her candidacy in a crowded Democratic field and the Republican response to Democrats' rising popularity in the state. They also talk about the major demographic shifts and strategies to...


Dec 24, 2019

Maria and Julio are joined by Greg Grandin, professor of history at New York University and author of the book, The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America. They discuss the history of the U.S.-Mexico border, immigration policy and the racist roots of the Border Patrol. 
 
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Dec 20, 2019

In the final ITT Sound Off of the year, Julio is joined by guest co-host Jamilah King to talk about the impeachment of President Trump as well as Thursday's Democratic Debate in Los Angeles. They discuss male whiteness on the debate stage and how the candidates addressed LGBTQ rights, immigration and campaign...