Gulf War Illness; Unpacking The 'Jezebel' Trope

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While Operation Desert Storm in Kuwait was a success, thousands of U.S. veterans came home with health problems that are now referred to as Gulf War illness. We speak with two veterans about the health complications. Also, two Texas pastors who referred to Kamala Harris as a "Jezebel" are facing backlash for using a word that has become shorthand for a wicked woman. Tamura Lomax, author of "Jezebel Unhinged," explains the dangers of using the term. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Feb. 23, 2021, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on February 23, 2021.


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