This edition: Legitimizing the Municipal IDTweet
Original tape date: January 26, 2015.
First aired: February 4, 2015.
On this edition of Independent Sources hosted by Abi Ishola, we speak to New York City Council Speaker, Melissa Mark-Viverito about the launch of the largest municipal ID program in the country and the efforts to legitimize the program as an id for all New Yorkers not just the undocumented. We speak to a French journalist about why France’s school and prison systems are leading to more of its young population being radicalized. Then we profile "Woven," the first Ethiopian SAG film shot in the United States.
Nagwa Ibrahim Co-Director, Woven (2014)
Hon. Melissa Mark-Viverito Speaker, New York City Council
Salome Mulugeta Co-Director, Woven (2014)
Emmanuel Saint-Martin Founder & Editor-in-Chief, FrenchMorning.com