Mayoral Debate Recap; The Second Amendment and White Supremacy; What Else is on the Ballot?: Judges and Judicial Delegates

Mayoral Debate Recap; The Second Amendment and White Supremacy; What Else is on the Ballot?: Judges and Judicial Delegates

Coming up on today’s show: Elizabeth Kim , senior editor for Gothamist, offers a recap and analysis of the first "in-person" debate between the top candidates running to be the Democratic Party’s nominee for NYC mayor. Steve Wade , sportswriter covering Tokyo and Asia for the Associated Press, talks about why Tokyo is planning to host the summer Olympics despite opposition from some epidemiologists and residents in the area. Carol Anderson , professor of African American Studies at Emory University and the author of White Rage and The Second: Race and Guns in a Fatally Unequal America (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2021), talks about her new book that traces the white supremacist history of the Second Amendment and how gun rights in the U.S. continue to discriminate against Black Americans. Voters will have to choose between candidates running for city-wide and borough-wide offices, as well as other offices. Today, Rebecca Lewis , City & State NY deputy state politics reporter, explains the role of two of the "other" ballot choices voters need to make, those for judges and judicial convention delegates. Transcripts are posted to the individual segment pages as soon as they are available.

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