Though unofficial, it appears California voters will be deciding whether or not to recall Governor Newsom in the fall. What could help stave off a recall, and why did Newsom wait so long to address it?
Plus, we're covering the surge of racist attacks against Asian Americans. Why words matter and how the media needs to pay special attention. We're also looking at California population trends. Is a "silver wave" about to hit California?
- Politico California Reporter Jeremy B. White on the latest Newsom recall news and notes, including the top contenders for the California Attorney General post.
- CapRadio Race and Equity Reporter Sarah Mizes-Tan joins us to discuss the Sacramento area’s reaction to the deadly shootings in Georgia of 8 people — including 6 Asian women.
- Asian American Journalists Association Executive Director Naomi Tacuyan Underwood will help us understand the delicate nuances of covering a tragedy in Georgia and why it is imperative for journalists to choose their words carefully so as to not help perpetuate any further stereotypes, even though unintended.
- Public Policy Institute of California Senior Fellow Hans Johnson shares new research into the state’s changing demographics and population trends.