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    #VelshiBannedBookClub: Revisiting “The 1619 Project” with Nikole Hannah-Jones

    08:39
  • One Whole Year of the #VelshiBannedBookClub

    05:22
  • Amb. Bill Taylor: “The Russians don’t know why they’re fighting”

    05:06
  • Rep. Plaskett: We’ll be a “truth squad” on Congress’ new Weaponization Committee

    05:20
  • Velshi: Qualified Immunity shields police from accountability

    05:34
  • Sen. Bernie Sanders: A $14/hr minimum wage ‘is not going to do it’

    09:30
  • Velshi: We must support journalists to bear witness

    05:58
  • Lynsey Addario: “I’m a little scared, and I’m tired of watching people die” 

    05:13
  • Fmr NYPD detective: significant legislation needed to address “toxic police culture”

    05:10
  • AZ Attorney General: I will prosecute participants of death threats, voter intimidation 

    04:13
  • #VelshiBannedBookClub: “Two Boys Kissing” by David Levithan

    06:32
  • Ret. Police Captain: ‘There’s no idea of due process’ if cops determine justice 

    04:59
  • Paul Butler: “This is warrior policing on steroids”

    06:30
  • Adm. Stavridis: “Putin owns this problem”

    05:44
  • Velshi: Despite ALL the warnings about fossil fuel, we're going the wrong way

    04:37
  • On 50th anniversary of Roe, abortion providers reflect on what’s changed since Dobbs

    10:29
  • View from Finland: Misinformation fight begins with education

    07:26
  • Nancy Northup: 50th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade is “a day of mixed emotions”

    07:40
  • #VelshiBannedBookClub: Grace Lin’s “A Big Mooncake for Little Star”

    09:24
  • Fmr. Estonian President on Estonia’s “more aid faster” approach to Ukraine

    05:36

#VelshiBannedBookClub: Police brutality, white privilege, and “All American Boys”

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New data from a nonprofit research group called Mapping Police Violence shows that 2022 had the highest number of killings by police on record. Black Americans are more than three times more likely to be killed by police than white Americans. It’s not a new trend, nor is it particularly surprising. For this week’s Velshi Banned Book Club, Ali Velshi sat down with Jason Reynolds and Kiely Brendan, who co-authored “All American Boys”, a young adult fiction novel that explores police brutality and white privilege from the perspective of two teenage boys, one white and one black, and shows the stark differences between their experiences of growing up in America.