It's finally Friday and a horrible week in American history is coming to a close. Lisa Graves, former chief counsel for Nominations on the Senate Judiciary Committee, weighs in on yesterday's hearings and what comes next. Nicole also speaks with feminist activist June Eric-Udorie, who tells us about the new anthology she edited, "Can We All Be Feminists? Intersectionality, Identity, and the Way Forward for Feminism".
Christine Blasey Ford, the first woman to allege sexual misconduct from Brett Kavanaugh, testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee today. Brett Kavanaugh began his testimony just as the show began. Nicole listens in for a few minutes and adds some observations. And Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC joins in too.
It's a busy show today. At the top, Nicole is joined by Lisa Graves, former chief counsel for nominations for the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and deputy assistant attorney general in the Dept of Justice, who says Kavanaugh should be impeached for lying under oath! Lisa wrote an article for Slate titled "I Wrote Some of the Memos that Brett Kavanaugh Lied to the Senate About. He Should Be Impeached, Not Elevated." In the second half of the show, activist and new author Deray Mckesson tells us about his new book, "On the Other Side of Freedom: [...]