As the nation was reeling from the potential impeachment of Nixon, a lesser-known figure emerged to repair the country’s broken trust. Barbara Jordan—the first Black woman elected to Congress from the South, and self proclaimed “Inquisitor” —was heralded a hero after an impassioned line of questioning and her instrumental role in the Voting Rights Act of 1975.

Through the exploration of Jordan’s legacy, THE INQUISITOR asks: “What does it mean to be Black and patriotic in a divided America?”

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