There is no simple way to sum up this year. Tumultuous, terrifying, wearisome. Resilient, heroic, hopeful. Kobe Bryant, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmad Arbry, the coronavirus, social justice, wildfires and one of the most contentious elections in American history. Tune in as we look back at 2020, the most trying year of our time.
Yes, there were some signs: systemic racism and the death of too many Black men at the hands of white police officers was already a scourge. Wildfires in the West, hurricanes around the world, and an increasingly volatile climate were already a menace as the overheated Earth continued to run a fever. An unconventional President facing a restive public and a re-election campaign portended partisan rancor and possible electoral upheaval. And then there was the cluster of cases of a deadly flu-like disease in Wuhan, China that seemed—to Americans at least—to be somebody else’s problem.
Tune in at 6:30 p.m. EST on “Conversations Of A Sistah” for our last show of this year.