#010: The “Quaaludes in my Jello” Episode
Hosts Baratunde Thurston and Raquel Cepeda are joined by special guest Farai Chideya to talk about the defense of Bill Cosby and yet more deaths in police custody.

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During the recording of Episode 010, Tanner was away on a long overdue vacation in the Berkshires.

Farai Chideya

Farai Chideya

Farai Chideya is a reporter, political and cultural analyst, and educator. Over the years she has worked in print, television, radio, and digital media; covered every Presidential election since 1996; and traveled to 26 countries and 48 states to report, learn, and explore.

Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, she is a Distinguished Writer in Residence at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. A 1990 graduate of Harvard University, she was also a spring 2012 fellow at Harvard’s Institute of Politics. She frequently appears on public radio and cable television, speaking about race, politics, and culture.

Chideya is currently a columnist on citizen and consumer issues in the digital age for TheIntercept.com. She previously hosted NPR’s News and Notes; was a reporter for ABC News; a political analyst for CNN; a host for the Oxygen Network; and a reporter for Newsweek magazine. She and the teams she has worked with have won awards including a National Education Reporting Award, a North Star News Prize, and a special award from the National Gay and Lesbian Journalists Association for coverage of AIDS. 

Follow Farai on Twitter, @farai

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