DescriptionOne Small Step partners Marsha Meekins Cheatham (70) and Lisa Watson [no age given] share a conversation about Black Lives Matter, their work, and their political views and values. They also talk about their perspectives on abortion, on environmentalism, the US border, and other political issues.
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MC and LW talk about some of the things they have in common, including time spent in Kansas, both being Black women, and having worked for unions.
LW talks about time spent living in Los Angeles and about perceptions that people there had of the Midwest.
LW talks about how her political perspective shifted in college to become more liberal. She also talks about how she changed her mind after doing more research to become more conservative later in life.
MC and LW talk about their perspectives on Black Lives Matter.
LW talks about the foundation of her values that shape her political views.
MC talks about why she was interested in having this conversation today. She also talks about how going to college shaped her political views.
LW talks about Planned Parenthood and Margaret Sanger’s support of eugenics.
LW talks about her perspective on environmentalism.
LW shares what she thinks about January 6th.
LW talks about her perspective on border politics and her views on the luxury of a liberal mindset.
MC talks about the value of talking with and understanding people with different perspectives than hers.
LW and MC talk about what gives them hope about the political future.
LW and MC talk about critical race theory.
- Marsha Meekins Cheatham
- Lisa Watson