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Dr. Barbara Ransby Joins Democracy Now! to Discuss the Chicago Mayoral Election

Professor Ransby Explains What Is at Stake in the Current Election

Dr. Barbara Ransby, UIC professor of Black Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, and History; LAS Distinguished Professor; Director of the Social Justice Initiative; and MacArthur Endowed Chair at UIC joined Democracy Now! to discuss the Chicago mayoral election, the possibility to elect a progressive mayor, the significance of this election for local and national racial and economic justice movements, and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis's recent comments weighing in on the race.

Read Professor Ransby's latest article in TruthOut here: "Ron DeSantis's Attack on Black Studies Is Textbook Proto-Fascism."