Sick Empire is a brand new podcast that showcases the experiences of New Yorkers who operate daily within the epicenter of the COVID-19 health crisis. On today's episode of The Breakdown, Shaun formally introduces you to Sick Empire, and invites you to listen to the first episode. This is the most timely, important podcast out today -- join the conversation.
On today’s episode, Shaun introduces a new podcast produced by The North Star and hosted by Branden Janese, Sick Empire. The show delves into what life is like for everyday New Yorkers living in the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. It highlights the effects of COVID-19 from the point of view of the people who have been hit the hardest.
Through a series of interviews with essential workers, artists, musicians, activists and environmental advocates, Sick Empire works to cover a range of experiences. Paired alongside hard-hitting investigative pieces and contributions from Shaun King, this show exposes the cracks in American society that have existed for decades, but are only now being recognized.
Sick Empire tells the stories mainstream media refuses to.
Check out this powerful new show on Spotify, Apple or wherever you get your podcasts.