Necessary Blackness Ep: 114 – Crime Bill Joe & Top Cop Kamala – What is Black America Thinking?

Joe Biden has selected Kamala Harris to be his running mate, and most people are not happy with the selection of the former prosecutor and onetime 2020 primary rival who has built a reputation as an unyielding antagonist of the Trump administration. One of the problems many Black voters have with Joe Biden is the 1994 crime bill he co-authored that led to the mass incarceration of Black Americans. With, Kamala Harris, as attorney general, she weaponized technicalities to keep wrongfully convicted people behind bars rather than allow them new trials.

Necessary Blackness Podcast speaks about the Vice President pick and why it’s not a celebratory moment for Black America. Join in on the conversation with Rahiem Shabazz and Marci Li to discuss this pivotal moment in politics.