#Ask the Mayor; Investigation Daily; Mixed-Race Families; Protest and Social Media

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Former FBI director James Comey is sworn in during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Washington.

Coming up on today's show: 

  • Mayor Bill de Blasio takes calls from listeners and discusses this week in New York City. 
  • Investigation Daily: The Washington Post's congressional reporter, Ed O'Keefe talks about the key takeaways and political implications from former FBI Director James Comey's testimony yesterday before the Senate Intelligence Committee. 
  • WNYC's All Things Considered host Jami Floyd introduces the Other Box Project, a year-long project that explores issues facing mixed-race families, launching on the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court case Loving vs. Virginia, which overturned anti-miscegenation laws in the U.S.
  • Zeynep Tufekci, contributing opinion writer at The New York Times, associate professor at the University of North Carolina School of Information and Library Science, a faculty associate at the Harvard Berkman Center for Internet and Society and the author of Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest (Yale University Press, 2017), talks about the challenge of building social movements in an age when activating is easier, but sustaining a movement is harder without the months of preparation that used to go into staging a protest.