In Episode 13 of Brooklyn Historical Society’s podcast Flatbush + Main, co-hosts Zaheer Ali and Julie Golia celebrate the podcast’s first birthday by looking back on the year’s most memorable segments and guests.
Segment 1: Histories and Ideas
Segment 2: Into the Archives
Segment 3: Voices of Brooklyn
Segment 4: Endorsements
Julie endorsed “Bringing Truth Back: Reporting Facts in a Post-Truth Era,” a BHS program on May 2, 2017 at 6:30pm. A panel including Laura McGann, deputy managing editor of the Politics and Policy desk at Vox; Brian Stelter, Senior Media Correspondent for CNN and host of the network’s media analysis series Reliable Sources; Nicole Hemmer, political historian and author of Messengers of the Right: Conservative Media and the Transformation of American Politics; and Sopan Deb, culture writer for the New York Times and former embedded reporter on the 2016 Republican presidential campaign discuss what it means to report the news in the age of “alternative facts.” Get tickets here.
Zaheer endorsed “Talking Privilege with Hari Kondabolu and Jordan Carlos,” a BHS program on May 9, 2017 at 7pm. Comedians Hari Kondabolu and Jordan Carlos tackle the tricky topic of privilege in an unmoderated, one-on-one conversation. Get tickets here.