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    NAACP Pres. Derrick Johnson: “White supremacy cannot coexist with democracy”

    04:23
  • Maria Hinojosa on ‘Suave’, her now Pulitzer-winning podcast: “We brought heart”

    05:48
  •  Putin is Making “Empty Threats,” Says Acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine

    05:11
  • The link between the anti-abortion movement & “replacement theory”

    07:33
  • #VelshiBannedBookClub: R.J. Palacio on her heart-wrenching graphic novel “White Bird”

    06:05
  • Mohamed El-Erian on global policy response to inflation: “we need it, but we won’t get it”

    05:41
  • Michigan AG: If my Republican opponent wins and bans abortions, ‘many women will die’

    05:54
  • “The data is the data”: Overturning Roe will have devastating effects on the economy

    05:18
  • Velshi: Acknowledging U.S. history of Native erasure is Step 1. Step 2 is action.

    05:13
  • Delegation of U.S. Senate led by Mitchell McConnell arrive in Kyiv

    00:29
  • Robin DiAngelo, who coined and authored “White Fragility,” joins the #VelshiBannedBookClub

    05:42
  • Photojournalist Lynsey Addario in the Donbas, Ukraine: “The front line is everywhere.”

    05:12
  • Velshi: When freedoms are taken from some of us, none of us are free

    03:15
  • Rep. Barbara Lee on the civic engagement needed to safeguard abortion rights and personal liberties

    06:01
  • Attorney for 1992 abortion case warns that what’s to come will be “much, much worse”

    03:44
  • For evangelicals, the moral outrage over abortion is about race, gender – and ultimately, power

    04:55
  • Rep. Pressley: Protect abortion rights “as if lives depend on it - because they do”

    04:27
  • Sen. Tammy Baldwin: In Wisconsin, overturning Roe “will set us back to the 1800s”

    05:41
  • Velshi: The first step toward preserving abortion rights is by calling out the lies

    07:01
  • Fmr. Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko says America’s Howitzers are a “Game Changer” 

    05:33

The case for dismantling child protective services and radically transforming how society protects kids

07:57

In America, 37% of all children – and 54% of Black children – will be the subject of investigation by child protective services by the time they turn 18. For 63% of children in the foster care system, “neglect” is cited as the reason why they were separated from their families. But the child welfare system in place in America right now doesn’t address the root causes of why these children are in these situations. Children have “needs that are being unmet and we need a radically different approach that dismantles this vicious system…because it’s taking children away from their families unnecessarily,” says Dorothy Roberts. In her new book “Torn Apart: How the Child Welfare System Destroys Black Families—and How Abolition Can Build a Safer World,” she makes the argument that what children and families need is more support and resources, rather than the current system that polices families.