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Award-winning journalist Mary C. Curtis tackles policies and politics through the lens of social justice, illuminating the issues that have been, and still are, dividing the country. After all, the world is not so black and white. 

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Award-winning journalist Mary C. Curtis tackles policies and politics through the lens of social justice, illuminating the issues that have been, and still are, dividing the country. After all, the world is not so black and white. 

    Majority Whip James E. Clyburn: "The pursuit of a more perfect union"

    Majority Whip James E. Clyburn: "The pursuit of a more perfect union"

    Mary C. Curtis speaks with Democratic Rep. James E. Clyburn, the majority whip, about his role in President-elect Joe Biden's win, where the country is and where it needs to go.

    • 33 min
    In North Carolina, where red and blue don't make purple

    In North Carolina, where red and blue don't make purple

    North Carolina is a true political battleground and Charlotte has had challenges that echo those of many big American cities — protests and debates over police reform and equality for all citizens.. Mary C. Curtis speaks to Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles on the election and what comes next.

    • 26 min
    “Republicans often racialize poverty. Democrats often run from poverty.”

    “Republicans often racialize poverty. Democrats often run from poverty.”

    MacArthur “genius” grantee, founder of Repairers of the Breach, and organizer of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, Rev. William J Barber II has made eradicating poverty his life's work. He sits down with host Mary C. Curtis for a candid and surprising conversation.

    • 38 min
    Joe Biden, Clarence Thomas, and Amy Coney Barrett with Angela Wright

    Joe Biden, Clarence Thomas, and Amy Coney Barrett with Angela Wright

    It is not everyday that one person has a relationship to so many of the day's main news stories, but Angela Wright has touched history as the woman not called to support Anita Hill when she testified before the Senate Judiciary committee during Clarence Thomas' confirmation hearings almost 30 years ago. Wright confides in Mary C. Curtis about former Vice President Joseph Biden, #MeToo and the inner workings of a contentious Supreme Court battle.

    • 35 min
    Breonna Taylor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the future of our country with Fatima Goss Graves

    Breonna Taylor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the future of our country with Fatima Goss Graves

    In this inaugural episode of CQ Roll Call's Equal Time, Mary C. Curtis reflects on this moment of time, examining the complexity and history of issues dividing the country in 2020. Today's episode features Fatima Goss Graves, CEO of the National Women's Law Center with a discussion about Breonna Taylor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and what is at stake for the courts, our country and women -- especially those of color.

    • 28 min
    Introducing "Equal Time"

    Introducing "Equal Time"

    Award-winning journalist Mary C. Curtis tackles policies and politics through the lens of social justice, illuminating the issues that have been, and still are, dividing the country. After all, the world is not so black and white. 

    • 1 min

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