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Rap lyrics at center of Supreme Court case

Rap lyrics at center of Supreme Court case

12/06/14 12:57PM

This week the Supreme Court heard arguments in a landmark case that asks the Court to consider whether online threats constitute speech that is protected by the First Amendment. Tim Wu, Bryonn Bain, Janai Nelson and Michael Skolnik discuss free speech... watch

Policing problem 'a human issue'

Policing problem 'a human issue'

12/06/14 11:32AM

Nicole Paultre Bell, the fiancee of the late Sean Bell, who was fired upon by New York City police offers in 2006, talks about the recent grand jury decisions in the cases of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. watch

Young voices emerge in wake of Ferguson

Young voices emerge in wake of Ferguson

12/06/14 10:51AM

Phillip Agnew of the Dream Defenders and Millennial Activists United's Ashley Yates join to talk about their meeting with President Obama on building trust between the police and the communities they serve. watch

The December 6 'MHP' Syllabus

12/05/14 06:02PM

Another week, and another high profile non-indictment of a police officer. This time, the decision came from Staten Island where in July, NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo wrestled 43-year-old Eric Garner to the ground by his neck while he said repeatedly - “I can’t breathe. read more

Image: Grand Jury does not indict Darren Wilson in Michael Brown shooting

A letter of sympathy to Michael Brown's mother

11/30/14 12:43PM

"To be a black mother in America has never been an entirely private matter," host Melissa Harris-Perry writes in a letter of sympathy to Lesley McSpadden, the mother of slain teen Michael Brown in the wake of the grand jury decision in Ferguson, the mother of slain teen Michael Brown gets an open letter of sympathy from host Melissa... read more

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