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Brooklyn Nets' Jason Collins warms up before the NBA basketball game on April 13, 2014, in New York, N.Y.

Chat with Jason Collins, Rev. William Barber and Col. Jack Jacobs

09/18/14 04:40PM

At 10 p.m. ET on Sept. 19, msnbc will air the "Generation to Generation" special hosted by Lawrence O’Donnell, featuring activists from all walks of life to discuss in-depth how change and activism have evolved over time. The series includes interviews with civil rights hero Rep. John Lewis, Medal of Honor recipient Col. read more

Americorps worker Yoshi Batcho helps gut a house being renovated into affordable housing by PUSH, a non-profit organization working to rebuild the West Side of Buffalo, New York, Nov. 19, 2009.

AmeriCorps: Celebrating 20 years and 1 billion hours of service

09/12/14 09:05AM

There’s a misconception out there about our nation’s young folks and we’d like to set the record straight. You may have heard it said that all millennials are “electronically linked but emotionally disconnected,” or don’t engage with the communities in which they live. We wholeheartedly disagree. read more

Former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell (L) leaves U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia with his son Bobby (R) after jury began their deliberations on his corruption trial Sept. 2, 2014, 2014 in Richmond, Va.

Your reaction to the big breaking news of the week

09/05/14 05:17PM

Thursday afternoon, we witnessed a flurry of major news break all at the same time. Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell was found guilty of 11 counts of corruption, and we learned the tragic news that comedy legend Joan Rivers had died. We saw you engaging in great discussions around these events. Here we present your reactions, in your own words. 

READ: McDonnell and wife found guilty in corruption trial

On the Bob McDonnell verdict: 

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