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Third Rail podcast is where Brooklyn Deep deconstructs hot topics and social justice issues that impact the lives of Central Brooklynites. Hosted by Brooklyn Deep editors, Veralyn (@VeralynMedia) & Mark (@GriffithMW).

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Third Rail podcast is where Brooklyn Deep deconstructs hot topics and social justice issues that impact the lives of Central Brooklynites. Hosted by Brooklyn Deep editors, Veralyn (@VeralynMedia) & Mark (@GriffithMW).

    Third Rail Eps 62: The candidates for Senate District 25

    Third Rail Eps 62: The candidates for Senate District 25

    In advance of the New York primary election on June 23rd, BMC hosted a virtual Town Hall with the candidates for Central Brooklyn's 25th State Senate district: Tremaine Wright, Jason Salmon, and Jabari Brisport.

    For more information, visit http://www.brooklynmovementcenter.org/elections2020.

    • 50 min
    Third Rail Eps 61: The candidates for Assembly District 56

    Third Rail Eps 61: The candidates for Assembly District 56

    In advance of the New York primary election on June 23rd, BMC hosted a virtual Town Hall with the candidates for Central Brooklyn's 56th State Assembly district: Stefani Zinerman and Justin Cohen.

    For more information, visit http://www.brooklynmovementcenter.org/elections2020.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Third Rail Eps 60: The candidates for Assembly District 57

    Third Rail Eps 60: The candidates for Assembly District 57

    In advance of the New York primary election on June 23rd, BMC Deputy Director Anthonine Pierre interviews the candidates for Central Brooklyn's 57th State Assembly district: Walter Mosley and Phara Souffrant Forrest.
    For more information, visit http://www.brooklynmovementcenter.org/elections2020.

    • 46 min
    Third Rail Eps 59: The shifting Black electorate

    Third Rail Eps 59: The shifting Black electorate

    This is the second episode of a special series focused on New York's June 23rd primary elections. How is the Black electorate shifting in Central Brooklyn, generationally and politically? Anthonine Pierre talks to local political analysts Theo Moore and Sandy Nurse. For more information, visit http://www.brooklynmovementcenter.org/elections2020.

    • 48 min
    Third Rail Eps 58: Holding elected officials accountable

    Third Rail Eps 58: Holding elected officials accountable

    This is the first episode of a special series focused on New York's June 23rd primary elections. Why is it important, particularly now, to hold elected officials accountable in Central Brooklyn? Mark Winston Griffith talks to three activist leaders: Esmeralda Simmons (Center for Law and Social Justice), Jawanza Williams (VOCAL-NY), and L. Joy Williams (Brooklyn NAACP). For more information, visit http://www.brooklynmovementcenter.org/elections2020.

    • 49 min
    Third Rail Eps 57: Inside School Colors

    Third Rail Eps 57: Inside School Colors

    Guest Host: Anthonine Pierre
    Studio Guests: Max Freedman and Mark Winston Griffith
    Show Description
    On this special edition of Third Rail, Anthonine Pierre steps into the host chair and interviews Mark Winston Griffith and Max Freedman, the co-hosts and co-producers of the documentary podcast, School Colors. Representing Brooklyn Deep’s most ambitious project today, School Colors is a stirring and epic look at race, class, and power in American cities and schools through the lens of Central Brooklyn.
    In the first segment, Anthonine goes behind the scenes with Mark and Max to give us a deep appreciation for the four-year process that resulted in the complex and personal stories of School Colors. And then, of course, we finish the episode with “Tell ‘em why you’re mad.”

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

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23 Ratings

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Amazing: deep, thoughtful discussions about justice, history, politics, and movement. Funny, real, vital and energetic

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Deep Roots, Deep Conversation

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Listening to Third Rail feels like a form of self-care for me. Witnessing conversations ranging from legacies of resilience and revolutionary wellness - yes, please and thank you! I appreciate the opportunity to take in and appreciate the historical/political/social/cultural depth of Central Brooklyn. The combination of candid dialogue, critical and insightful questions, and informed hosts and guests is food for my heart and mind. Excited to catch up on past episodes!

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