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Roughly Speaking podcast: Black Lives Matter still matters: An update on the movement (episode 312)

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  • 1:26: Paula Gallagher, Baltimore County librarian, recommends, "Manhattan Beach," a new novel from Jennifer Egan, who won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for, "A Visit From The Goon Squad."  ➤Jump to this segment
  • 4:21: Dani McClain, a contributing writer for The Nation, reports that, despite being relatively quiet and not making much news, the Black Lives Matter movement is alive and well and, in some cities, getting involved in electoral politics.  ➤Jump to this segment
  • 18:30: Sheri Parks, culture commentator and associate dean in American studies at the University of Maryland, discusses the fallout from the Harvey Weinstein scandal, and whether it could mean, as Rolling Stone suggests, real change in the way powerful men treat the women around them.  ➤Jump to this segment

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