The Activist Files Podcast
By Center for Constitutional Rights
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The Activist Files is a podcast by the Center for Constitutional Rights where we feature the stories of people on the front lines fighting for social justice, including activists, lawyers, and storytellers.
||CleanEpisode 12: Transformative justice in an era of mass criminalization, Mariame Kaba and Victoria Law.||On the twelfth episode of The Activist Files, Senior Legal Worker Leah Todd talks with educator, organizer, and director of Project NIA a...||3/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Walidah Imarisha and Gabriel Teodros Talk Science Fiction as Social Justice Strategy||On the eleventh episode of The Activist Files, host Ian Head talks with writer and educator Walidah Imarisha and musician and teaching artist Gabriel Teodros about the relationship between fantastical writing and social justice work. As Walidah says...||2/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Up close and personal with Guantanamo—with Center for Constitutional Rights lawyers Wells Dixon and Shayana Kadidal||It’s a question our legal team gets asked all the time: What is it like visiting Guantánamo? From the food options on the island to why it’s important to keep fighting against the continued indefinite detention seventeen years on, our Gitmo attorne||1/9/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Community Organizers Talk Shop||We’re finally over the mid-term hump, so The Activist Files checked in with organizers on the east and west coasts to find out how the results of the mid-terms will impact their organizing strategies. We asked six progressive organizers two question..||12/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus Episode: The migrant caravan at the border||On this bonus episode of The Activist Files, guest host and Senior Legal Worker Leah Todd talks to Bertha Justice Fellow a href="https://ccrjustice.org/home/who-we-are/staff/aguir...||12/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Under the Shadow of Death||On the eighth episode of ...||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Jaribu Hill: Activist, Lawyer, Storyteller||On the seventh episode of The Activist Files, your frequent host Senior Legal Worker Ian Head is joined by CCR Communications Director Chandra Hayslett to interview Jaribu Hill, a civil and human rights attorney and the Executive Director of M...||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: The Legal Fight of Indigenous Bolivians Who Put Their President on Trial||On the sixth episode of The Activist Files, CCR Senior Legal Worker Leah Todd talks to attorneys Beth Stephens and Judith Chomsky, who both formerly worked at CCR and continue to collaborate as cooperating counsel on key cases. Beth and Judith represen.||9/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Migrating through Immigration||Participatory artist Lizania Cruz, whose most recent art projects focus on immigration, joins Chandra M. Hayslett, Center for Constitutional Rights’ communications director, on The Activist Files. Lizania, who was born in the Dominican Republic, is th||8/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 4: Molly Crabapple doesn’t stay in boxes||On Episode 4 of The Activist Files, CCR Advocacy Program Manager Aliya Hussain sits down Molly Crabapple, a writer, artist, and activist whose work defies any traditional label. “I’ve never been so good at staying in boxes,” she starts out the int||7/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: They've Got Next - Our Legal Fellows Stephanie, Britney and Noor Approach Bench (Mic)||If you know CCR, you’re probably familiar with some of our groundbreaking cases. But who are the people working at the Center for Constitutional Rights? In the third episode of The Activist Files, we talked to our Bertha Justice fellows Stephanie Llan||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus Episode: Examining the History of Lynching through a Present-Day Lens with Pardiss Kebriaei||On this bonus episode of The Activist Files, CCR Communications Director Chandra Hayslett talks to Senior Staff Attorney Pardiss Kebriaei about Pardiss’s visit to the National Memorial for Peace and Justice. Pardiss describes the intellectual and emot||5/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Bayou Bridge Pipeline: Cancer Clusters, Conflicts of Interest, and Controversy||On Episode 2 of The Activist Files, CCR Senior Staff Attorney Pam Spees talks with Anne Rolfes, Founding Director of the Louisiana Bucket Brigade, and Pastor Harry Joseph of the Mount Triumph Baptist Church. Rolfes and Joseph are helping to lead the fi.||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1 - Fighting ICE’s State Repression: Interview with Ravi Ragbir and Amy Gottlieb||On our first episode, we talk with immigrant-rights activist Ravi Ragbir and his partner Amy Gottlieb, about not only their current organizing to stop Ravi’s deportation, but how they stay centered and support each other. Ravi is the Executive...||4/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Worth every minute. #Anytown
Smart. Current. Impactful.
Great podcast. Relevant and insightful.