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A protester holds her hands up in front of a police car in Ferguson, Missouri, on Nov. 25, 2014 during demonstrations following the grand jury decision in the fatal shooting of a 18-year-old black teenager Michael Brown. (Photo by Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty)

Justice Department releases scathing Ferguson report

03/03/15 02:29PM

The Department of Justice has released a scathing report on its findings in an investigation of the Ferguson, Missouri police department, in which it says the police department engaged in broad pattern of conduct that routinely violated the constitutional rights of African Americans.The DOJ findings include a pattern and practice of... read more

‘We’ve come a long way’

‘We’ve come a long way’

03/02/15 10:54PM

Lawrence O’Donnell remembers Earl Lloyd, who became the first African American player in the NBA in 1950 and how far we have come since Lloyd first stepped onto the court in the previously all-white NBA to the makeup of current teams today. watch

LaTourette: Boehner needs to ‘take no...

LaTourette: Boehner needs to ‘take no prisoners’

03/02/15 10:00PM

The Senate blocked a DHS conference motion Monday, sending a clean bill back to the House. Congress must act before Homeland Security funding expires Saturday at 12:01 AM. Fmr. Congressman Steve LaTourette says Boehner needs to “take no prisoners” in... watch

Zhakyra Cousin, center, Shia Brooks, left, and Markeesha McDade, right, during a Feb. 19, 2015 community vigil held in honor of Jessica Hernandez. (Photo by Andy Cross/The Denver Post via Getty)

Denver police shooting death of teenager ruled a homicide

02/28/15 01:25PM

In a statement to NBC News, the family's attorney said, "The report shows that Jessie was shot from the driver’s side of the car and not from close range. These facts undermine the Denver Police Department’s claim that Jessie was driving at the officers as they shot her." read more


About The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell

Lawrence O’Donnell brings his extraordinary background in politics and entertainment to “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell,” airing weeknights on MSNBC. Drawing upon his experience as a former chief of staff on the Senate Finance Committee and as an Emmy-winning executive producer and writer of “The West Wing,” O’Donnell gives the last word and rewrites the most compelling stories of the day.

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