In The Thick

In The Thick

In The Thick

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
Journalists of color tell you what you’re missing from the mainstream news. Co-hosted by award-winning journalists Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela, IN THE THICK has the conversations about race, identity and politics few people are discussing or want to discuss.
  1. October 27, 2020
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    The Latino Vote
    Maria and Julio are joined byMike Madrid, co-founder ofThe Lincoln Projectand partner at the public relations firmGrassrootsLab, andLili Gil Valletta, CEO and co-founder of the big data analytics firmCien+andCu…
  2. October 23, 2020
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    ITT Sound Off: Dazed and Confused
    Maria and Julio unpack the final presidential debate of 2020. They talk about each candidate’s response on immigration policy and the Black Lives Matter movement. They also hear from U.S. Representative Sylvia…
  3. October 20, 2020
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    LIVE From Home: The Final Countdown!
    Maria and Julio are back with the second virtual live show of 2020! They’re joined by ITT All-Stars Imara Jones, creator of TransLash Media and host of the new TransLash podcast, and Jenni Monet, journalist and…
  4. October 16, 2020
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    ITT Sound Off: Dueling Town Halls
    Maria and Julio discuss Biden and Trump’s competing town halls and the start of early voting. They hear from Anoa Changa, an electoral justice reporter for Prism who is leading the As The South Votes video seri…
  5. October 15, 2020
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    Coming Soon: Anything For Selena
    ITT has a sneak peek for our listeners of a new podcast that Futuro Studios is producing with WBUR: Anything For Selena. Journalist Maria Garcia goes on a quest to understand the cultural impact of the one and…
  6. October 13, 2020
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    Redefining Radical
    Maria and Julio are joined by Jamaal Bowman, 2020 Democratic nominee for Congress in New York’s 16th District. They unpack Bowman’s path to running for Congress, and discuss how the Black Lives Matter movement…
  7. October 09, 2020
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    ITT Sound Off: Organized Chaos
    Maria and Julio discuss the highs and lows of the vice presidential debate. They hear from special guest Tauhid Chappell, an executive board member for the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists and Phil…
  8. October 06, 2020
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    No Ballot Left Behind
    Maria and Julio talk with Alicia Garza, special projects director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, co-creator of Black Lives Matter, and co-host of the Sunstorm podcast, and Ai-jen Poo, co-founder an…
  9. October 02, 2020
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    ITT Sound Off: The Mess
    Maria and Julio unpack the mess of this week from President Trump and the first lady testing positive for COVID-19 to the first 2020 presidential debate. They also discuss the snubbing of Latinx voters througho…
  10. September 29, 2020
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    The End of Roe
    Maria and Julio are joined by Dr. Michele Goodwin, law professor at the University of California, Irvine, host of Ms. Magazine’s On The Issues podcast and author of the new book, Policing the Womb: Invisible Wo…
  11. September 25, 2020
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    Free the Vote
    Maria and Julio are joined by Desmond Meade, the executive director of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition and the author of the new upcoming book Let My People Vote. They unpack Florida’s recent court dec…
  12. September 23, 2020
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    Liberation Dreams
    Maria and Julio are joined by Andrea Valdez, editor-in-chief at The 19th, and Errin Haines, editor-at-large for The 19th. They reflect on the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a femi…
  13. September 18, 2020
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    Maria’s Big Book
    Julio is joined by guest co-host and ITT All-Star Terrell Jermaine Starr to talk with our very own Maria Hinojosa about her newly released book, Once I was You: A Memoir of Love and Hate in a Torn America.…
  14. September 15, 2020
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    LIVE From Home: Here We Go!
    It's ITT's first virtual live show of 2020 from...home! Maria and Julio are back to kick off the rest of the 2020 live show tour, this time virtually, to talk about the state of the cou…
  15. September 11, 2020
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    ITT Sound Off: A Nation on Fire
    In this week's Sound Off, Maria and Julio take a moment to reflect on 9/11 and its impacts that are still felt 19 years later. They talk about journalist Bob Woodward's revelations that he had been ho…
  16. September 08, 2020
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    Unthinkable Trauma
    Maria and Julio talk with Jacob Soboroff, a correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC and author of the New York Times bestseller Separated: Inside an American Tragedy. They dive into the history…
  17. September 04, 2020
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    ITT Sound Off: 2016, the Sequel
    Maria and Julio are back from summer break with another Sound Off! They unpack all the latest news, from violence at protests to the continued police brutality against Black lives, including the shooting of Jac…
  18. September 01, 2020
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    Unforgetting With Roberto Lovato
    Maria and Julio are joined by journalist Roberto Lovato to talk about his new book Unforgetting: A Memoir of Family, Migration, Gangs, and Revolution in the Americas They discuss the cy…
  19. August 28, 2020
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    The Legacy of Berta Cáceres
    Maria and Julio are joined by Nina Lakhani, an environmental justice reporter for The Guardian US and author of the new book Who Killed Berta Cáceres? They talk about the life and legac…
  20. August 25, 2020
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    A Culture of Silence
    Maria and Julio are joined by Pam Campos-Palma, senior political strategist at the Working Families Party, and Gina Peréz, cultural anthropologist and professor at Oberlin College to dig deep int…

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