Breaking Through with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner (Powered by MomsRising)
We start out hearing from long time civil rights attorney, Howard Feinstein about his new book, Fire in the Bayou. Then we move to hearing from Evangeline Moore about the murder of Ms. Moore's parents by the Klan in 1951, and her search for justice. Next up we get the inside scoop about the Dunn trial and the need to end Stand Your Ground laws.  And we close the show hearing from Joan Williams about her new book, What Works for Women at Work.
*Special guests include: Howard Feinstein, civil rights attorney and author of Fire on the Bayou; Evangeline Moore; Esther Armah, regular MSNBC commentator, international journalist, playwright and national best-selling author; Joan Williams, professor and best-selling author, most recently of What Works For Women At Work.
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This show starts out hearing from Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, filmmaker, and founder of Define American Jose Antonio Vargas. Then we move to finding out what's going on in Texas--why do they have the highest rate of uninsured children and aha you can do to help.  Next up we hear directly from the Reverend Curtis Gatewood about the Moral Marches in North Carolina and how those marches are having a growing impact across the nation. And we close the show hearing about the too often ignored, but very important child tax credit--and what Congress is currently doing to it. You're not going to want to miss that segment - or any of the segments.

*Special guests include: Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, filmmaker, and the founder of Define AmericanDr. Laura Guerra-Cardus serves as Associate Director for the Texas office of the Children's Defense Fund (CDF); Reverend Curtis Gatewood, NAACP North Carolina; Wendy Cervantes is the Vice President of Immigration and Child Rights Policy for First Focus. 
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This show starts out exploring what's on the chopping block in DC, how it might impact you, and what you can do about it.  Then we move to hearing the inside scoop on a new report, The State of America's Children 2014.   Next up we'll hear about the digital divide - has it fallen yet?  How can each of us help get more access to information for everyone?  And we close the show hearing about the very bad, awful, ridiculous vote on unemployment insurance that just happened in Congress and why it matters.

*Special guests include: Douglas Greenway, President & CEO of the National WIC Association: Caroline Fichtenberg, the Children's Defense Fund; Center for Media Justice (CMJ); Elyssa Koidin Schmier,
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This show starts with uncovering the impact of sexism in the media.  Next up we hear about brain development and what you can do to help the little ones in your life thrive.  Then we get the inside scoop on the controversies and highlights from Grammy awards. Then we close the show hearing how you (YES YOU!) can make a difference with your volunteer time.

*Special guests include: Imran Siddiquee, The Representation Project; Dr. Sarah Roseberry Lytle; dream hampton, award-winning author, documentary film maker, and MomsRising team member; Gloria Pan, a Senior MomsRising Campaign Director.
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