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The Sidney Wood Show: Equal Justice: O.J. VS. Zimmerman

Today is O.J. Simpson’s birthday. Do you remember  where you  were when O.J. was found not guilty of murder? Will we react the same way if Zimmerman is found not guilty? Click the audio links […]



The Sidney Wood Show: Day Two Of Key Witness Testimony

A friend of Florida teen Trayvon Martin who was on the phone with him just before he was fatally shot by former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, gave emotional testimony at Zimmerman’s murder trial on […]



The Sidney Wood Show: The Supreme Court Rules On DOMA And Prop 8.

Two monumental decisions from the Supreme Court came down today;  First, The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which is the law barring the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages legalized by the states, was ruled […]



The Sidney Wood Show: Supreme Court Cuts Down Key Part Of The Voting Rights Act

According to In a five-to-four ruling, the court ruled that Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act is unconstitutional. That section of the landmark 1965 law provides the formula for determining which states must have […]



The Sidney Wood Show: Free Your Mind Friday!

It’s Free Your Mind Friday, and you the listener lead the conversation. Today on the table we started off with the George Zimmerman trial; an all female jury has been chosen, five white and one […]


The Sidney Wood Show: Class Or Race? Which Is More Of A Barrier?

In your opinion, which is the bigger barrier to opportunity – race or class? A decade ago, the U.S. Supreme Court kept the focus on race as a barrier. But in a ruling due this […]