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A Split-Screen Moment for Racial Politics

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Chair Kamilah Moore welcomes attendees to the first in-person meeting of the California Reparations Task Force at the Third Baptist Church in San Francisco's Fillmore District on April 14, 2022. (Beth LaBerge/KQED)

The Supreme Court strikes down affirmative action in college admissions. Hours later, a California task force studying reparations for African-Americans delivers a groundbreaking final report. Marisa and Guy Marzorati discuss the political crosscurrents at play with Stephen Menendian, the Assistant Director and Director of Research at the Othering & Belonging Institute at UC Berkeley. Plus, Alexei Koseff, State Capitol Reporter at CalMatters joins to discuss the final state budget deal.

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