The day after President Obama ignited a firestorm with candid remarks about the Trayvon Martin case, millions of Americans who believe the system failed are holding “Justice for Trayvon” vigils in over 100 cities. What does it all mean to the generation of African Americans growing up today?
Ed will ask the Rev. Jesse Jackson today on The Ed Show at 5pET (4pCT/3pMT/2pPT), live from New York on msnbc!
Ed will also look at the possibility of a Bush-Cheney sequel, Detroit’s bankruptcy and how it will bleed middle class workers, the latest blow for Chicago Public Schools and Lindsey Graham’s latest blunder. And of course, Ed will be answering your questions.
Here’s Ed’s guest list:
Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition
Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY)
Tina Dupuy, Editor in Chief, TheContributor.com, syndicated columnist
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
Asean Johnson, Chicago public school student
Shoenice Reynolds, Asean’s mom
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