On Friday mornings, Nicole Sandler segues into the weekend with her Flashback Friday segments, featuring music interviews & performances from her music radio days. Today, she interviews Melissa Etheridge in real time about the biz, her new album and more. Plus The Nation's Sports Editor Dave Zirin on the intersection of sports and politics and the Rams "John Carlos moment".
Nicole discusses the no indictment decision from the Staten Island Grand Jury in the cop killing of Eric Garner.
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Nicole discusses the faulty narrative about race being perpetrated by the media. Crooks & Liars Susie Madrak joins in, and tells us about a beautiful tribute to one of the victims of the Newtown massacre.