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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 Reimagines ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

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You asked, and we answered. 1960’s ‘To Kill A Mockingbird,’ by Harper Lee is this week’s #VelshiBannedBookClub novel, and we knew just who to analyze it alongside us. In 2013, Professor of African American studies Dr. Imani Perry was one of a handful of scholars who got together to ‘reimagine’ the classic through an interdisciplinary law and humanities lens for the current era. Despite its clear limitations, ‘Mockingbird’ “does the thing that literature is supposed to do – it excites the imagination, it engages people in critical thinking, and it also is a subject of debate.”