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Pandemic Threatens Press Freedom; AfroLatinos In Puerto Rico Face Racial Inequities42:36
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A judge in Zimbabwe ruled again not to release investigative journalist Hopewell Chin'ono from prison. Jason Rezaian of the Washington Post, who was held in Iran, says no other modern event has done as much to destroy press freedom as COVID-19. We speak with Rezaian. Also, Puerto Rico may have a different history than the continental U.S., but racial inequalities persist in both. We examine those throughlines and take a look at AfroLatino organizing on the island. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Aug. 7, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at hereandnow.org — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on August 7, 2020.

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