Episodes
On this week’s episode of ‘The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross:’ The fight to pass federal voting rights legislation is taking on new intensity as senate democrats gear up to bring versions of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act and the Freedom to Vote Act to the senate floor this Tuesday. The last eviction moratorium in the country expires today in New York as thousands of people face losing their homes. And new reporting shows how student loan debts aren’t just pushing back...
Published 01/15/22
On this week’s episode of ‘The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross:’ Thursday marked the one year anniversary of the January 6th insurrection – a reminder that our current democracy is fragile and requires change. Plus, Senator Joe Manchin turns his back on his $1.8 trillion counteroffer to President Biden’s build back better agenda. Democrats prioritize voting rights as we get closer to 2022 midterm elections. All this and more on this week’s episode of ‘the Cross Connection with Tiffany...
Published 01/09/22
On this week’s episode of ‘The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross:’ The world enters the New Year with a new variant as only 15,000 people were allowed to watch the ball drop in person in New York City. Plus, the wildfire in Boulder, Colorado destroys thousands of homes and two people are currently missing. The world honors cultural icon Betty White after she passed away at the age of 99 on New Year’s Eve. The Senators are expected to return to Capitol Hill on Monday to officially commence...
Published 01/01/22
On this week’s episode of ‘The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross:’ Tiffany and her guests wish you a Merry Christmas in a very special holiday edition of ‘The Cross Connection.’ Professor Bruce David Forbes breaks down the history of Christmas. Tiffany and her guests discuss their favorite Christmas movies and even give tips on how to navigate difficult family relationships during the holidays. Plus, a Christmas performance from the co-founder of Black Voters Matter LaTosha Brown that you...
Published 12/25/21
On this week’s episode of ‘The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross:’ As the calendar year comes to a close, Senate Democrats have seemingly abandoned President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda, in favor of pivoting to voting rights legislation although they face the same congressional roadblocks. New details continue to emerge from the January 6th House Committee, including text messages that implicate former Trump officials as well as Fox News anchors. And Tabitha Brown joins Tiffany to...
Published 12/18/21
On this week’s episode of ‘The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross:’ A catastrophic series of deadly tornadoes touched down in several states overnight. Kentucky Governor Andy Beshar holds a press conference to give a live update as state officials continue to asses the situation. Plus, the Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling on Friday will allow Texas’ controversial six-week abortion ban to stay in place while the law is challenged in court. All this and much more on this week’s episode of ‘The Cross...
Published 12/12/21
MSNBC anchor Ayman Mohyeldin gives a special preview of “American Radical,” MSNBC’s newest podcast, which he hosts. In this five-part original series, Ayman explores the story of Rosanne Boyland, a woman from his own hometown who became a foot soldier in one of the most dangerous movements in America and died at the Capitol on January 6th. Listen to the first episode and follow or subscribe to the series: https://link.chtbl.com/americanradical_feed
Published 12/06/21
On this week’s episode of ‘The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross’: Congressman Hakeem Jeffries joins Tiffany to discuss the Democrats’ plan to pass the Build Back Better Act in the Senate amid incessant GOP obstruction. And after delivering the federal government powers to Democrats in 2020, Georgia now has a newly announced gubernatorial candidate in Stacey Abrams. Plus, the latest on the charges being brought against the parents of the 15-year-old suspect in the Oxford High School...
Published 12/04/21
On this week’s episode of ‘The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross:’ The lawyers of Travis and Gregory McMichael and William ‘Roddie’ Bryan plan to appeal their guilty verdicts for the murder of Ahmaud Arbery. Alex Jones and Roger Stone are just two of nearly dozens of newly issued subpoenas by the January 6th House Select Committee this week. COVID cases are once again on the rise, and Tiffany discusses a new variant first identified in South Africa. All this and much more on this week’s...
Published 11/27/21
On this week’s episode of ‘The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross:’ Kyle Rittenhouse walked free out of a Kenosha courthouse on Friday after being acquitted on all charges. Elie Mystal and Katie Phang join Tiffany to discuss the message the verdict sends. Plus, the House passed President Biden’s sweeping 2 trillion dollar Build Back Better Act and Texas Democrats have a lot to think about if they want Beto O’Rourke as their next governor. All this and much more on this week’s episode of ‘The...
Published 11/20/21
On this week’s episode of “The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross:” Former Trump aide Steve Bannon is expected to turn himself in on Monday after a federal grand jury indicted him on two counts of contempt of Congress. And a new report by the Pew Research Center found that no issue is more divisive than racial injustice. Plus, MSNBC contributor Paola Ramos and Democratic pollster Fernand Amandi join Tiffany to discuss the lack of regulation by big tech companies to censor disinformation in...
Published 11/13/21
On this week’s episode of ‘The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross:’ Tiffany reacts to President Biden’s remarks celebrating the late night passage of the historic $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill. Next up on Biden’s agenda is an ambitious social spending bill that has an even steeper hill to climb in Congress. Republican Glenn Youngkin pulled off a win in Virginia’s hotly contested Governor’s race this week, should Democrats see this as a warning sign before the 2022 midterms? And...
Published 11/06/21
On this week’s episode of ‘The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross:’ Tiffany sits down with Congresswoman Joyce Beatty as well as Congressman Jimmy Gomez to discuss President Biden’s latest changes to his Build Back Better plan. A key mayoral race heats up in Georgia. And with California’s drought and the first-ever water shortage of the Colorado River, are we facing a future where water is a luxury? All this and so much more on this week’s episode of ‘The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross.’
Published 10/30/21
On this week’s episode of ‘The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross:’ Democrats are still in the midst of negotiations for President Biden’s Build Back Better Plan. Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal joins Tiffany Cross to discuss what will likely be in and out of the bill in order to get it passed. Plus, Congresswoman Terri Sewell joins Tiffany to talk voting rights and voter suppression. Plus, another blow for police accountability efforts as the Supreme Court rules that police accused of...
Published 10/23/21
On this week’s episode of ‘The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross:’ A federal appeals court reinstated Texas’ near total abortion ban, Donald Trump is attempting to withhold White House documents from the Congressional Committee investigating the January 6th attack, and the Senate passed a measure that raises the debt ceiling through early December to avoid setting off a global financial disaster. Plus, Tiffany discusses a new study that shows that over 140,000 kids have lost a parent or...
Published 10/09/21
On this week’s episode of ‘The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross:’ After a visit from President Biden, Congress has gone home without a vote on either the infrastructure package or the $3.5 trillion dollar social spending bill. The President remains optimistic about passing the legislation amidst interparty tensions with Senators Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema. Plus, Tiffany discusses the protests currently underway to fight back against the rampant Republican attacks on abortion rights in...
Published 10/02/21
On this week’s episode of ‘The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross:’ Lawmakers face a long list of legislative to-do’s that may have a disproportionate impact on the rising majority of this country. Everything from police reform to voting rights and even immigration is up in the air right now. Plus, Tiffany discusses the horrifying scenes of Haitian migrants being targeted with reins by Border Patrol agents on horsebacks at the southern border. And Tiffany breaks down double standards in...
Published 09/25/21
On this week’s episode of ‘The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross:’ A Texas judge handed a narrow legal victory to abortion rights advocates by temporarily blocking an anti-abortion group from enforcing the restrictive law against Planned Parenthood. President and CEO of Whole Woman’s Health, Amy Hagstrom Miller, joins Tiffany to discuss what this means for women and future abortion cases. It’s been almost a week since Hurricane Ida struck southern Louisiana and nearly 600,000 customers are...
Published 09/04/21
One this week’s episode of ‘The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross:’ On the anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington, thousands of voting rights activists take to the streets across the country to rally for voting rights. This comes amid some key victories this week with the House passing the John Lewis voting rights advancement act and a North Carolina judge ruling that voting rights must be automatically restored for thousands of formerly incarcerated people. Plus, Army Maj. Gen....
Published 08/28/21
On this week’s episode of ‘The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross: August 21, 2021:’ The Pentagon holds a briefing with the latest information out of Afghanistan. Maj. Gen. William Taylor states that since August 14th, approximately 17,000 people have been evacuated. President Biden promised earlier that he will use all the resources needed to safely evacuate any Americans and Afghan allies and partners who might be a target of the Taliban because of their association with United States....
Published 08/21/21
On this week’s episode of ‘The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross:’ The coast of Haiti is struck by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake this morning. Tiffany is joined by Jacqueline Charles, Haiti correspondent for the Miami Herald, as she gives the latest on damages and casualties. Haiti is still recovering from the damages of the devastating earthquake in 2010 that killed more than 220,000 people. Plus, the Taliban has reclaimed control of the majority of Afghanistan with surprising speed as the US...
Published 08/14/21
One this week’s episode of ‘The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross:’ Covid-19 cases reach a six-month high here in the United States - with the epicenter being in the South. The Senate is close to voting on the trillion dollar bi-partisan infrastructure bill. Plus, the CDC extends the eviction moratorium after Congresswoman Cori Bush took a bold stand and forced the President to take action. And Actor BD Wong stops by ‘the Cross Connection’ to discuss the season 2 premiere of ‘Awkwafina is...
Published 08/07/21
On this week’s episode of ‘The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross,’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi refused to entertain attempts by Congressman Kevin McCarthy to derail the January 6th investigation. Former House Impeachment managers Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett and Congressman Joaquin Castro join Tiffany to discuss. Plus, Jamaican officials are preparing to demand reparations from the British Crown. And the latest on sports – fans are flooding back to the stadiums, the NFL is trying to get...
Published 07/25/21