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Haitian Asylum Seekers, ‘The Matter of Black Lives,’ and the Problem With Moderate Democrats

Bakari is joined by Jelani Cobb to discuss the Haitian asylum seekers at the Texas border and how to turn the Black Lives Matter movement into long-term political power

Large Migration Surge Crosses Rio Grande Photo by John Moore/Getty Images


Bakari is joined by New Yorker writer Jelani Cobb to talk about the Haitian asylum seekers currently at the Texas border (1:00); The Matter of Black Lives, a new collection of essays on race published in The New Yorker (6:36); and how to turn the Black Lives Matter movement into long-term political power (10:35).

Host: Bakari Sellers
Guest: Jelani Cobb
Executive Producer: Jarrod Loadholt
Additional Production: Kaya McMullen and Bobby Wagner

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