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YES! Magazine’s Sonali Kolhatkar: Rising for Social Justice

Season 4 Episode 429 | 26m 46s

As the Israel/Hamas conflict continues, what is media’s role? Across the globe, reporting shapes political and cultural landscapes — and Sonali Kolhatkar, host of “YES! Presents: Rising Up With Sonali”, believes that done right, storytelling can affect policy and advance social justice. She lays out examples in her new book, “Rising Up: The Power of Narrative in Pursuing Racial Justice.”

Aired: 03/31/23 | Expires: 04/05/24
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
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