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Ted Johnson on Overcoming Racism and Protecting U.S. Democracy
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Ted Johnson on Overcoming Racism and Protecting U.S. Democracy

Daniella is joined by Ted Johnson to discuss his new book and the existential threat that structural racism poses to the country.

This week on “The Tent,” Daniella is joined by Ted Johnson, senior fellow and director of the Fellows Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at the New York University School of Law. They discuss his new book, When the Stars Begin to Fall: Overcoming Racism and Renewing the Promise of America, and the existential threat that structural racism poses to the country. Ted also explains why passing both the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Act is critical to protecting U.S. democracy.

Learn more about the podcast here.

Daniella Gibbs Léger is the executive vice president for Communications and Strategy at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Kelly McCoy is the director of broadcast communications at the Action Fund. Tricia Woodcome is the senior media manager at the Action Fund. Sam Signorelli is the executive assistant to the executive vice president for Communications and Strategy at the Action Fund.

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Authors

Daniella Gibbs Léger

Executive Vice President, Communications and Strategy

@dgibber123

Kelly McCoy

Director, Broadcast Communications

Tricia Woodcome

Senior Media Manager

Sam Signorelli

Executive Assistant


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