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Hand Her The Mic

Apr 1, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak has made the case for universal healthcare even more compelling. We're honored to speak with the President-Elect of Physicians for a National Health Program, Dr. Susan Rogers, who spent her career at public hospitals in Cook County and at the Veterans Administration.

Mar 24, 2020

We're thrilled to introduce you to Amanda Reyes, Executive Director of Yellowhammer Fund, an abortion fund and reproductive justice organization headquartered in Alabama. In a bonus segment, Amanda shares the history of abortion bans.

Mar 11, 2020

We're profiling womxn of color running against entrenched incumbents in Illinois. Kina Collins, U.S. House candidate for IL-07, and Syamala Krishnamsetty, IL House candidate for the 40th District, share why they're running and the how the party apparatus hurts communities of color. Video of this conversation can be...

Feb 26, 2020

Sheri Flanders, improviser, writer, and critic, came to the very first Hand Her the Mic gathering back in 2017, so we were thrilled to welcome her back for our very first multimedia episode. She talked about her visit to Park City as part of the Sundance Press Inclusion Initiative. Video of this conversation will be...

Feb 12, 2020

To celebrate Black History Month, we had the honor of speaking with Essence McDowell, co-author of "Lifting As They Climbed: Mapping a History of Black Women on Chicago's South Side." Powerful figures like Ida B. Wells-Barnett left behind an inspiring legacy that the book brings to life.