This special BackBeat episode introduces our second season opener, our acclaimed episode, MLK: What They Won't Teach You In School, giving a bit of behind the scenes context as to how that episode came about and why it's so important. We also touch on our epic season one finale, Why We Riot, and tease some upcoming episodes.
You'll hear from News Beat producer Michael Conforti, AKA Manny Faces, editor-in-chief Christopher Twarowski and managing editor Rashed Mian.
This BackBeat was recorded and filmed live for Facebook, and originally appears on our podcast feed on January 24, 2018.
Enjoy it, and stay tuned for more full episodes, including the one we're dropping January 25, 2018: Freedom For Sale: How Money Bail Crushes America’s Poor & Inflates World’s Largest Prison State