The verdict reached in the Zimmerman trial over the weekend has sparked a swell of emotion. Protesters have gathered in cities across the country, expressing their frustration with the outcome and the racial bias they feel played a role in the case. With the acquittal of George Zimmerman, some have questioned whether racial prejudice obstructs equal justice under law.
Maya Wiley, a civil rights attorney and founder and president of the Center for Social Inclusion, spoke about reaction to the verdict on All In with Chris Hayes Monday night. read more
The federal board in charge of ruling on allegations of unfair labor practices may soon be back in business, thanks to the Senate filibuster deal reached on Tuesday. The National Labor Relations Board, which was effectively incapacitated for the last six months, could soon have the staffing it needs to do its job. read more
Sequestration, we've been told, is really no big deal.
Just look at the rural rental assistance program: The Obama administration claimed that 15,000 families would lose housing subsidies, many going to poor elderly and disabled tenants who could stand to lose their homes. So far, however, not a single tenant has become homeless because of sequestration, according to the USDA, which says it's actively working to minimize the disruption of the budget cuts.
But the next time around, such families might not be so lucky. read more
Watch All In with Chris Hayes tonight for the latest reaction to the Zimmerman trial verdict over the weekend. In cities across the country, protesters gathered and marched to express their desire for justice for Trayvon Martin. The Department of Justice has said that they are reviewing evidence in an ongoing civil rights investigation into Martin’s death. Speaking from Howard University in Washington Monday, Attorney General Eric Holder expressed concern about the outcome of the trial and hope that the country can use the opportunity to discuss the issues it has brought up. read more
Chris Hayes talks with Maya Wiley, founder and President of the Center for Social Inclusion, and Jelani Cobb, Associate Professor of History at the University of Connecticut, about the tense relationship between law enforcement and people of color. watch
Chris Hayes talks Ryan Coogler, the writer and director of "Fruitvale Station," the true story of Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old, unarmed black man who was shot in the back by a white Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer. watch
Chris Hayes shares the three most awesomest things on the internet: 1) Tufts University asks prospective students what YOLO means to them. 2) A high school shooting guard goes for an unbelievable dunk. 3) "Sharknado" fever takes over the internet. watch
The jury began deliberations in the case of the State of Florida vs. George Zimmerman. Chris Hayes is joined by Director of Africana Studies at Lehigh University James Peterson and criminal defense attorney Seema Iyer to discuss the closing arguments... watch
On October 9th, 2012, then-15 year old Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by Taliban gunmen as punishment for advocating female education.
Friday–on her 16th birthday–the teenager addressed a stunned crowd at the United Nations, continuing her activism.
“Malala Day is not my day,” she said. “Today is the day of every woman, every boy and every girl who have raised their voice for their rights.” read more
Chris Hayes shares the three most awesomest things on the internet: 1) The Wall Street Journal falls for a Joan Didion parody account. 2) Jay-Z dabbles in performance art for one of his latest tracks, "Picasso Baby" 3) Brian Kilmeade is not making... watch
Justin Carter, 19, was released on bail Thursday after an anonymous donor paid his $500,000 bail for terrorist threats for making "sarcastic" comments on Facebook. Chris Hayes talks with the teen's father Jack Carter and Justin Carter's attorney. watch