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' I am much more tired of the continuing injustices of young black men dying'

04/07/12 01:47PM

You may have missed the Pew poll released last week which revealed that a majority of Republicans feel there has been too much coverage of the Trayvon Martin case. Melissa offered a fierce retort today, citing the recent sentencing of five New Orleans cops for a bridge shooting shortly after Hurricane Katrina as an example of how the arc of justice can be very long, indeed:It took several years to get any semblance of  justice done in the Katrina shooting case; how long might this go on? Well, as Dr. read more

What now, Mr. President? The April 7 preview

04/07/12 08:14AM

Given that the nature of the job Barack Obama holds, he is going to be looked to for answers. In today's show, we'll ask some questions not only about the answers he's provided thus far on the economy, but also about the race it appears he's about to run against Mitt Romney and the rhetorical battle he's waging to save his signature achievement, health care reform.In light of the recent pepper-spraying of student protesters at Santa Monica College, we'll also address the increasing(ly ridiculous) cost of higher education. read more

Does security trump privacy?

Does security trump privacy?

04/06/12 08:00PM

Melissa Harris-Perry leads the discussion on the recent Supreme Court ruling that allows for strip searches of people in jail, and what that court decision... watch