The Check-In: Elections and History
Fifty years or 100 years from now, when we read about this time we're in, what will be the lessons? What are we learning?
Today, we're checking in with two historians to get some historical context to the times we're in. What are you hoping for when it comes to how this current era and this election season fit into the landscape of time in history?
At the end of the show we’ll hear about the intersection of art and activism and how they come together in the WE Project.
Our guests today: Devin Fergus, the Arvarh E. Strickland Distinguished Professor of History and Black Studies
Jay Sexton, the Kinder Institute Chair in Constitutional Democracy, and a Professor of History
Valerie Berta, photojournalist and activist, creator of the WE project