Episode from the podcastOur Body Politic

Samaria Rice, Tamir Rice’s mother, on the Chauvin verdict, Yamiche Alcindor and April Ryan Talk about Holding the Powerful Accountable

Released Friday, 23rd April 2021
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This week Farai Chideya talks with Samaria Rice, mother of Tamir Rice and founder of the Tamir Rice Foundation, on what justice looks like to her. Our Body Politic contributor Dr. Kavita Trivedi reminds us how to keep children safe until they’re eligible for Covid-19 vaccines. PBS NewsHour White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor reflects on the responsibility of covering whoever is in power. And The Grio’s April Ryan joins our Sippin’ the Political Tea roundtable to analyze the week’s news.


0:48 Samaria Rice on what justice looks like to her and her family

12:16 Contributor Dr. Kavita Trivedi on how to protect kids in the pandemic

19:58 PBS NewsHour’s Yamiche Alcindor on lessons learned from the Trump era

30:49 Sippin’ the Political Tea invites The Grio’s April Ryan to talk about the news