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More questions than answers in Ferguson

More questions than answers in Ferguson

08/17/14 10:00AM

More than a week after a police officer shot Michael Brown to death, there are still more questions than answers around the circumstances of the incident. national reporter Trymaine Lee and Rev. Clinton Stancil join to discuss the overnight... watch

'No rights which the white man was bound to respect'

08/16/14 07:56PM

Sean Bell. Oscar Grant. Jonathan Ferrell. Eric Garner. Michael Brown. Host Melissa Harris-Perry offers a heartfelt note on black life and death in the hands of the police, and how the Dred Scott case relates to Brown's August 9 death in Ferguson, Missouri. read more

Will Capt. Johnson diffuse tension?

Will Capt. Johnson diffuse tension in Ferguson?

08/16/14 11:45AM

Criminal defense attorney Seema Iyer, Amy Farrell from Northeastern University and Black Law Enforcement Alliance’s Marquez Claxton join to discuss the investigation into the death of Michael Brown and Captain Ron Johnson, who is now heading the... watch

All eyes on Ferguson, Missouri

All eyes on Ferguson, Missouri

08/16/14 11:42AM

Jelani Cobb and Phillip Atiba Goff join to discuss all the questions that remain unanswered one week after unarmed teenager Michael Brown was shot and killed by police. watch

How young black men interact with police

How young black men interact with police

08/16/14 11:40AM

Perceived threat of danger attributed to young African American men can lead to dangerous, and sometimes deadly outcomes. Jonathan Metzl, Phillip Atiba Goff, Jamelle Bouie and Phillip Agnew join to discuss. watch

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. is greeted by local Republicans before speaking at a gathering for local candidates, Aug. 5, 2014, in Hiawatha, Iowa.

Why the liberal love for Rand Paul is wrong

08/16/14 11:19AM

Paul is correct to critique the militarization of local police in America. But that’s not a new phenomenon when it comes to black communities in America -- it’s been the norm since the 1960s. And the demilitarization argument does nothing to challenge nor change the fact that “nearly two times a week in the United States, a white police officer killed a black person during a seven-year period ending in 2012”, according to FBI statistics. read more