Episode 90: Tahirah Amatul-Wadud
Sophy and Kelly speak with Tahirah Amatul-Wadud about her primary challenge to a 15-term Democratic incumbent congressman in the Massachusetts 1st congressional district. They discuss what the recent win by Anastasia Ocasio-Cortez means for this race, Tahirah's plans for education reform, how Congress can better protect religious groups, what it's like to run for office with 7 kids, and the challenges of raising African-American sons in America today.
- Tahirah Amatul-Wadud: Website | Facebook | Twitter
- "Will a Shocker in New York Have a Ripple Effect in Massachusetts?" New York Times By Katharine Q. Seelye and Astead W. Herndon. June 28. 2018.
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"Are You Listening" from Elephant Shaped Trees by IMUNURI.
Released February 3, 2018.
Composed by André Pilette, with the help of Adam Garcia, Stephanie Leary, and Dan Wilson.
Lyrics written by Stephanie Leary.
Produced by André Pilette and Stephanie Leary.
Mixed by Brett Ryan Stewart of The Sound Shelter in Nashville, TN.
Mastered by Michael Fossenkemper of Turtle Tone Studio in NYC.
Song used with permission by the band.