Chaya Crowder
Episode 35 October 23, 2020

Chaya Crowder on Black Voters and U.S. Elections

“The Republican Party has made little to no attempt to historically appeal to Black voters since the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act,” says Prof. Chaya Crowder in describing why Black voters, especially Black women, are the backbone of the Democratic Party.

Off Press Podcasts

Episode 40 • February 16, 2021

Ernesto Colín ’99, M.A. ’01

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted far more than the day-to-day operations of America’s schools. “What happened here is that the pandemic has revealed the fissures that we have in education settings and amplified all of them,” says Ernesto Colín, LMU...

Episode 39 • November 24, 2020

Jason Bentley ’92 on KXLU And Artists’ Conversations

Jason Bentley ’92 says his stint as general manager of KXLU occurred during “the golden age of college rock.” Here he talks about his days in the KXLU studios and his new podcast, The Backstory, featuring interviews with artists.

Episode 38 • November 5, 2020

U.S. Rep. Karen Bass On Election Results

With votes nearly tallied, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, describes changes she expects in a possible Biden presidency and a new Congress.