Disability activist Melissa Blake speaks with us about the "New Teacher Challenge" on TikTok. The viral prank has been receiving backlash for mocking individuals with physical deformities or disabilities. Also, a new Labor Day mural in Chicago honors four essential workers during the pandemic. One of them, Maggie Zylinska, a domestic worker, talks about the recognition and the challenges she faces. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Sept. 7, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at hereandnow.org — and follow us on Twitter, Instagram or join the conversation on Facebook.
This program aired on September 7, 2020.