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The changing face of Atlantic City

The changing face of Atlantic City

08/31/14 10:49AM

MSNBC contributor Dorian Warren, Carmen Rita Wong from NYU Poly Tech, MSNBC.com’s Ned Resnikoff and Michael Pollock from the Spectrum Gaming Group join to discuss the changing face of Atlantic City and the closing of some of its major casinos. watch

Ebola outbreak grows more dire

Ebola outbreak grows more dire

08/31/14 10:30AM

With each week the news about the Ebola crisis seems to grow more dire, with the virus now having surfaced in a fifth country—Senegal. Joel Montgomery, from the CDC Ebola Response Team in Liberia and Laurie Garrett, Senior Fellow for Global Health at the watch

Just who did build America?

Just who did build America?

08/31/14 09:59AM

Melissa Harris-Perry details how immigrants built some of America’s most famous structures. Dorian Warren, Carmen Rita Wong and Raul Reyes join to discuss why some see immigrants as an economic threat in America. watch

The last old home on a block, center left, is seen near the Revel hotel and casino in Atlantic City, N.J.

Impending casino closures foreground Atlantic City's great divide

08/31/14 09:22AM

Roughly two decades ago, casinos could only be found in six states; as of last year, 22 states have commercial casinos, according to an American Gaming Association survey. That same survey found that casinos raked in $37.34 billion nationwide in 2012. Only in 2007, the year before the financial collapse, did the industry collect more in revenue. The question facing a growing number of other communities is where that revenue goes. read more

What it means to be a male ally for women

What it means to be a male ally for women

08/30/14 11:51AM

Dean Obeidallah recently joined forces with other male comedians to highlight the need for men to be part of the push to end violence against women. Obeidallah discusses what it means to be a male ally for women. watch

Open Letter: How to teach students about Ferguson

08/30/14 11:06AM

Host Melissa Harris-Perry sends an open letter to an Illinois school superintendent could use some help learning how to teach students about events in Ferguson. Help us out with your own suggestions in the comments, and on Twitter with #FergusonSyllabus! read more

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