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For more than 140 years 92nd Street Y has harnessed the power of arts and ideas to enrich, enlighten and change lives. This weekly podcast series features many of the fascinating people and conversations from our stage, both recent as well as treasures from the past.

Oct 29, 2020

New York Democratic Congressman Hakeem Jeffries joins us with Eddie S. Glaude Jr, distinguished professor of African American Studies at Princeton and author of Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own, for a conversation about racism in America and the urgent need to create a more just society. Jeffries is chairman of the House Democratic Caucus and a tireless advocate for racial and social justice. In June, he helped lead the charge in passing the historic George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, and is dedicated to making transformative police reform a reality and to fully realizing the principle of liberty and justice for all. How can lawmakers address historic inequities in public policy and make real, effective change? Join us for what is sure to be a compelling conversation.