Seg. 1: Period Equality. Seg. 2: Carol Anderson. | KCUR

Seg. 1: Period Equality. Seg. 2: Carol Anderson.

Oct 18, 2018

Segment 1: Paying for period products can be difficult.

For some people, there’s a financial choice to be made when it comes to buying food, paying the bills, or purchasing pads and tampons. Some have to miss school or work because they don’t have the proper supplies. We talk about menstrual equity in the nation and in Kansas City, and what locals are doing to ensure that people have the supplies they need.

Segment 2, beginning at 24:40: Is Voter Fraud fact or fiction?

Author Carol Anderson speaks with KCUR's Michelle Tyrene Johnson about the history of voter suppression in the United States, following the Voting Rights Act and the Help America Vote Act.