Lives At Risk Before and After 9/11

Marking a somber 17th anniversary ofAt Risk Before and After 9/11 9/11, are voices reminding us of what’s been and continues to be at risk in this nation of ours. First, Melina Abdullah, co-founder of the LA Black Lives Matter, breaks down the persistent structural barriers that deprive African Americans of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

In the second segment (min 35:30), Nuha Eshaq, non-profit professional aiding refugees in Orange County, lets sink in the huge divide that current immigration policy poses for her Yemenese family, friends, and colleagues; the travel ban amidst a violent proxy war.  She directs listeners attention to a recently introduced Congressional joint resolution pursuant to the “1973 War Powers Resolution calling for an end to U.S. support for the Saudi war in Yemen.”