Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s choice of running mate is the subject of mounting speculation. Zerlina Maxwell argues that it should be one of the many qualified Black women in politics today. Maxwell, who was director of progressive media for Hillary Clinton’s campaign, is now the co-host of political radio show “Signal Boost” on Sirius XM. She speaks with Michel Martin about her new book, arguing that the Democrats’ failure to focus on communities of color could be their downfall.
Originally aired on July 20, 2020.
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Amanpour and Company features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and technology to arts, science and sports. Christiane Amanpour leads the conversation on global and domestic news from London with contributions by prominent journalists Walter Isaacson, Michel Martin, Alicia Menendez and Hari Sreenivasan from the Tisch WNET Studios at Lincoln Center in New York City.