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Loretta Lynch’s fight for voting rights

Loretta Lynch’s fight for voting rights

08/07/15 06:19PM

Attorney General Loretta Lynch is speaking out about the fight for voting rights in America. This week, she joined Pres. Obama marking the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. Melissa Harris Perry has a one-on-one with Lynch. watch

Woman’s anti-Spanish rant goes viral

Woman’s anti-Spanish rant goes viral

08/05/15 06:43PM

A video from an IHOP in Los Angeles shows a woman confronting Norma Vazquez for speaking Spanish to her son, Carlos. This viral video captures a disturbing sentiment that’s seeping into the immigration debate today – intolerance. watch

Federal court blocks Texas voter ID law

Federal court blocks Texas voter ID law

08/05/15 06:16PM

Wednesday was a big win for voting rights. A federal appeals court ruled that the Texas voter ID law violates section two of the VRA. The decision comes on the eve of the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. Gilberto Hinojosa joins in with more. watch

Bill Clinton ‘upbeat & encouraging’ to Trump

Bill Clinton ‘upbeat & encouraging’ to Trump

08/05/15 06:00PM

It may be the most fascinating conversation of the 2016 race. “The Washington Post” reports on a conversation between Bill Clinton and Donald Trump, right before he launched his campaign. What was said? Joan Walsh and Jonathan Capehart have more. watch

Voting Rights Act 50 years later

Voting Rights Act 50 years later

08/04/15 06:44PM

This week marks 50 years since the Voting Rights Act was passed. Since the Supreme Court gutted the law in 2013, states have rushed to pass new voting restrictions. MLK III talks with Rev. Sharpton about a bill that could potentially strengthen it again. watch

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