Stephen Kent is the spokesperson for Young Voices, a political commentator, and Star Wars fanatic. He is a communications and public relations professional living in the Raleigh, NC area and has had the opportunity to do broadcast media (cable news, talk radio, local TV, podcasts) over 50x and has booked other guests for more than 400 appearances. Stephen Kent has been seen on Fox Business, TheBlaze with Glenn Beck for political chatter or on WUSA 9 and Fox 5 DC talking about the latest in entertainment news. He has also written Op-Ed pieces for several publications including USA Today. He hosts the popular Star Wars & politics podcast, Beltway Banthas with more than 150 episodes. Beltway Banthas helped launch Kent into public speaking opportunities and fan conventions and political events, then on to TV as a commentator.
It's not an easy choice. Go back to college under the shadow of COVID-19 & often higher cost of attendance....or forego the semester to pursue other things? Justin Corbin is a junior college, but is not going back to school this fall. He outlined his thinking and larger issue in an op-ed for the Deseret News, and joined Underscored to speak about it. 
A police shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin reignited rioting across the country. Jacob Blake was shot seven times in the back by a police officer, and now a 17-year old has been arrested for shooting and killing a handful of people on the streets on Kenosha during the chaos. Shaun Cammack and Aaron Andrews of Young Voices join Underscored to discuss and break down how polarized media/activist narratives are shaping the way people understand the story. 
Hugo Dante joins Underscored to lay out how China's encroachment into the previously autonomous Hong Kong will take a sledgehammer to financial investments in the region.    Stephen Kent and Aaron Andrews review the great USPS Freakout of August 2020. 
This week on Underscored:  Young Voices' Editors, Aaron Andrews and Emma Ayers join the show to talk about the 2020 race and Kamala Harris' ascendance to the VP (or VEEP) spot. Then we're joined by contributor Brian Bensimon to hear about his latest piece in the OC Register "There’s nothing new about federal meddling in protest movements" who breaks down the FBI's long history of overstepping civil liberties for political ends. 
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Dec 30th, 1989
Washington D.C., District of Columbia, United States of America
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1 week, 16 hours
Podchaser Creator ID logo 836721