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When Epidemics Collide:
Coronavirus, Criminal Justice & Poverty

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The News Beat Podcast is a short-form educational and political news podcast focused on social justice and civil liberties issues, that melds the worlds of journalism and music.


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News Beat podcast earned multiple top prizes for journalistic superiority at the 2019 Press Club of Long Island (PCLI) Media Awards. Read Now ⟶