Live from The Greene Space: NY Liberty Players; #AskTheMayor; Neil deGrasse Tyson; Peter Sagal and Political Satire

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WNYC's Brian Lehrer at the State of Union Party in the Greene Space.

We're coming to you LIVE from The Greene Space. You'll hear:

  • Tina Charles, New York Liberty player and 2012 WNBA Most Valuable Player, and Swin Cash, New York Liberty player and three-time WNBA champion, discuss their participation in supporting the Black Lives Matter movement on the WNBA stage and why they think it’s important for athletes to use their platform to address issues of race in America.
  • Mayor Bill de Blasio takes calls from listeners and discusses this week in NYC.
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist with the American Museum of Natural History, talks about the new season of StarTalk plus science news.
  • Peter Sagal, Host of NPR's Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me!”; Alexandra Petri, Washington Post columnist and author of the ComPost blog, and Ashley Nicole Black, writer and correspondent for "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee," talk to Brian about why political satire is such a potent force in American culture and politics today.

Watch live beginning at 10 am: