#1638: The Election, The Press, And Race
Anna Holmes, Tanzina Vega, and Tanner Colby are joined by Jamelle Bouie to discuss the way the press has handled issues of race throughout the presidential election season, as well as the implications of the police assassinations of Black men in Tulsa and Charlotte.


Tanzina Vega is a digital correspondent for CNNMoney where she covers race and inequality in America. Prior to working at CNN, Vega was a staff reporter for The New York Times where she created and covered a beat on race and ethnicity for the national desk, reported on digital media and advertising for the business desk and covered the New York City courts for the metro section. Follow her on Twitter, @tanzinavega


Jamelle Bouie is Slate’s chief political correspondent.
Follow him on Twitter, @jbouie

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Video Released in Terence Crutcher's Killing by Tulsa Police | The New York Times

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Charlotte protests erupt over police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott | Vox

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