Rushion McDonald interviews Ben Jealous. Ben is a New York Times best-selling author, scholar, journalist, civil rights leader, and philanthropist, currently serves as President and CEO of People For the American Way, and Professor of the Practice, University of Pennsylvania. He was formerly President and CEO of the NAACP, Director of the Human Rights Program at Amnesty International USA, and Executive Director of the National Newspaper Publishers Association. He is on the show to discuss his new book, Never Forget Our People Were Always Free.
Rushion McDonald interviews Lenore Anderson. She is the co-founder and President of Alliance for Safety and Justice (ASJ), one of the nation’s largest safety and justice reform advocacy organizations. ASJ works with public officials and grassroots partners to advance smart public policy and sponsors Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice, the nation’s largest organizing program for victims of crime. She is also the founder of Californians for Safety and Justice, ASJ’s flagship state advocacy program. Lenore is an attorney with extensive experience working to reform criminal justice and public safety systems. She is on the show to discuss her new book, In Their Names, The Untold Story of Victims’ Rights, Mass Incarceration, and the Future of Public Safety.