After Georgia passed new voting laws the MLB and politicians on both sides seem vested in keeping using it to keep both sides angry. Who wins in this deal? Hint: it’s not you
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0:10 - Major League Baseball moving All-Star Game and the cultural moment
4:45 - New voter ID law in Georgia
14:00 - Why was this law passed?: https://www.abhmuseum.org/voting-rights-for-blacks-and-poor-whites-in-the-jim-crow-south/ (Southern Jim Crow voting laws)
18:50 - Power and political division: https://www.thewrap.com/charles-barkley-calls-out-divide-and-conquer-politicians-during-final-four-broadcast-video/ (Charles Barkley)
22:15 - Private companies and monetizing political division
28:40 - https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/biden-calls-gop-passed-georgia-law-restricting-voting/story?id=76708228 (Biden on Georgia law) and https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/03/30/biden-falsely-claims-new-georgia-law-ends-voting-hours-early/ (Washington Post analysis)
32:50 - Media industry and private companies monetizing division
44:10 - Is this really the world we want to live in?
45:40 - Community divisions: The Crossing Church partnerships in Columbia
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Biden on Georgia law ("Biden Calls New GOP-Passed Georgia Law Restricting Voting Access an 'Atrocity''" by Michelle Stoddart from ABC News): https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/biden-calls-gop-passed-georgia-law-restricting-voting/story?id=76708228 (https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/biden-calls-gop-passed-georgia-law-restricting-voting/story?id=76708228)
Washington Post analysis "Biden Falsely Claims the New Georgia Law 'Ends Voting Hour Early'" by Glenn Kessler from The Washington Post): https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/03/30/biden-falsely-claims-new-georgia-law-ends-voting-hours-early/ (https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/03/30/biden-falsely-claims-new-georgia-law-ends-voting-hours-early/)
"Voting Rights for Blacks and Poor Whites in the Jim Crow South" by Dr. Russell Brooker from America's Black Holocaust Museum: https://www.abhmuseum.org/voting-rights-for-blacks-and-poor-whites-in-the-jim-crow-south/ (https://www.abhmuseum.org/voting-rights-for-blacks-and-poor-whites-in-the-jim-crow-south/)
Jim Crow Laws from Ballotpedia: https://ballotpedia.org/Jim_Crow_laws (https://ballotpedia.org/Jim_Crow_laws)
"Charles Barkley Calls Out 'Divide and Conquer' Politicians During Final Four Broadcast" by
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