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Memo to Trump: 'You've referred to the movement for Black lives as insurrectionist'

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 22:27

Rev. Al Sharpton addresses the president's glaring dismissal of the Black Lives Matter movement and its commitment to communities of color.

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Is the NFL doing enough in the wake of George Floyd protests?

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 20:10

Is the NFL doing enough in the wake of the George Floyd protests and other calls for greater social equality? Black sports journalists respond to the NFL announcing that the black national anthem will be played at some games, plus news that the name of

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Descendent of Robert E. Lee says statues should be removed

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 20:00

Rev. Robert Lee IV is a direct descendent of Confederate General Robert E. Lee and is calling for the removal of statues of his ancestors.

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Barber slams ‘scarcity of will’ for economic issues plaguing U.S.

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 19:56

Donald Trump has touted 4.8 million new jobs being created, despite the nearly 50 million jobs which have been lost during the coronavirus pandemic. Bishop William Barber, president of Repairers of the Breach, joins Tiffany Cross in for Joy Reid to

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Latinx activist asks all impacted by police brutality to unite

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 19:30

Police shooting deaths and other deaths enacted by officers largely impacting the black community have been the focus of recent protests, yet other communities, such as the Latinx community, also suffer disproportionately from such violence, taking

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Police clashes with Native Americans often ‘invisible’ activist laments

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 19:10

Police violence used against Native Americans is often ‘invisible’ activist Gyasi Ross asserts, as he recounts the case of Stonechild Chiefstick, a father of five who was killed by a Poulsbo, WA police officer at a 2019 fireworks display in a shooting

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Former diplomat: U.S. looks ‘stupid’ on Russian bounties response

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 18:48

Donald Trump not adequately addressing reports that Russia placed bounties on U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan is analyzed by Nayyera Haq, former White House and State Department senior director.

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COVID-19 spikes linked to GOP leadership by Arizona congressman

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 18:16

Arizona and other states with Republican leadership are seeing surges in COVID-19 cases, leading many to slam some GOP leaders as failing to properly combat the coronavirus pandemic. Tiffany Cross in for Joy Reid and her panel discuss.

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Former GOPer laments masks becoming political battleground

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 17:57

Donald Trump ‘allowed masks to become political’ renounced GOPer and former Republican congressman David Jolly tells Tiffany Cross in for Joy Reid.

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'Trump is a threat to our nation’: Hundreds of ex-staffers under George W. Bush endorse Biden

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 17:42

Kristopher Purcell, a member of 43 Alumni for Biden, explains why hundreds of Republican ex-staffers under George W. Bush are coming together to endorse Joe Biden and says, “Donald Trump is a threat to our nation.”

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Intel community's new memo post-Russian bounties story questioned

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 17:40

Donald Trump was briefed on the intelligence that Russia paid Taliban-linked actors to kill Americans in Afghanistan at least twice reporter on the story Rukmini Callimachi believes. Callimachi, correspondent for The New York Times, joins Tiffany Cross in

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'He's not in touch with reality': Artist on Trump saying 'Black Lives Matter' is a 'symbol of hate'

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 17:30

NBC News' Gary Grumbach reports from Harlem, where new Black Lives Matter murals are being paint in New York City's streets - and across all five of the city's boroughs. President Trump previously decried Mayor Bill de Blasio's plans to paint "Black Lives

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Eddie Glaude: ‘Allyship collapses when we view racial justice as a philanthropic exercise’

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 17:26

Eddie Glaude, chairman of the Center for African American Studies at Princeton University and author of ‘Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own,’ says equality is about collaboration, not charity.

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Andre Perry: ‘Black communities have been socially distanced for generations’

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 17:25

Andre Perry, a Brookings Institute fellow and author of ‘Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities,’ explains how segregation robbed Black households of “the wealth needed to withstand crises like these.”

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Nikole Hannah-Jones: ‘Independence Day has always been very complex for Black Americans’

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 17:23

Nikole Hannah-Jones, Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of the New York Times Magazine’s 1619 Project, and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham say it’s time for America to live up to the “mission statement” of July 4th.

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'Shattered the previous record': Florida records more than 11,000 coronavirus cases in one day

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 16:07

Florida sets state record in number of new coronavirus cases in a single day with 11,458. There have been 190,052 total cases of COVID-19 and 3,702 deaths in Florida since the outbreak began.

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'Strange fruit': How Black artists defied U.S. racism, got it right and paid the price

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 03:18

As protests force a reckoning on policing, MSNBC’s Ari Melber reports on how Black activists and artists have confronted government racism, both in their work and their own lives. Tracing political and musical history ranging from Sam Cooke and Billie

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Epidemiologist Marc Lipsitch on the Risks Americans Face with Reopening

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 02:12

As coronavirus cases continue to grow across the country, Harvard epidemiologist Marc Lipsitch discusses the risks of reopening and trajectory of the spread.

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Cal Perry on the scene in South Dakota prior to the arrival of President Trump

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 01:55

MSNBC Correspondent Cal Perry is on the ground in South Dakota amidst protests for President Trump's visit to mark the Fourth of July

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Houston mayor: ‘We have a very narrow window’ to control COVID-19

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 00:29

As coronavirus cases surge in Texas, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner shares what his city is doing to fight COVID-19.

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