Cerca de 400 trabajadores se contagiaron de coronavirus y 8 perdieron la vida mientras laboraban en la mega compañía procesadora de aves de corral, Foster Farms. Después de meses de ignorar las recomendaciones sanitarias oficiales y bajo la amenaza de un boicot laboral esta semana la empresa cerró sus puertas, se comprometió a desinfectar sus instalaciones y hacer pruebas de Covid-19 a sus más de 3 mil trabajadores. Fresno Police Reform Commission. We share our interview with Efrain Botello, a community organizer, one of the youngest members of the Police Reform Commission. He talks about some of the instances of police brutality he has witnessed growing up in Fresno, and why he wants to see police officers removed from schools. I did not participate in the second half of the show.
Salí al aire con Samuel Orozco para discutir un brote de Coronavirus en Primex, una procesadora de nueces y pistachios en el condado de Wasco en California. Trabajadores alegan que sufrieron represalias después de protestar por mejores condiciones dentro de la empresa.
“A small group of people gathers at the wooden rail of Big Cypress National Preserve for an event called Swamp Therapy, a hike that involves art, mediation, and activism, created by Yadira Capaz. She wants people to connect with the Everglades.”
“The Florida Senate passed an amended version of SB 665, known as the E-verify bill, Thursday night. The billrequires public employers like schools and government offices to use E-verify, a federal database from the Department of Homeland Security that verifies if a government document matches the person’s identity. Companies they contract will also be required to use E-verify.”
Ron Scott, spokesperson for the Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality, gives a historical background of racial tensions in Detroit and speaks about the various challenges facing the city when it comes to police brutality.
Leonardo Gambo, a UTEP student, talks about his makeup line, gender, and identity.
At the El Paso Farmer’s Market, one couple is united by one product- soap.
Two Detroit photographers, use their camera as way to reinterpret the city.
Virginia Espino, co-producer of the documentary “No Mas Bebes” talks about how women of color became the targets of forced sterilization in L.A. County Hospital, and later filed a lawsuit.
A group of student activists discuss why lack of access to reproductive healthcare in Texas is problematic.